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Old 06-28-2006, 10:51 PM
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Default Can you put Rain-X on windshields/canopies

I have a canopy style plexi-glass windshield. I know its bad to use windex on it, but how about RAIN-X?
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I have a canopy style plexi-glass windshield. I know its bad to use windex on it, but how about RAIN-X?
I think almost all race teams use Rain-X on the canopies in a bad weather race condition.
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you can even wax your windshield if you dont have any rain-x
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I'd be very careful with Rain X and any plastic based windshields. I've seen it ruin things like this. Novus makes some nice product for this or possibly pure none petroleum carnuba wax.
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be careful, a .99 cent rainX Swipe ruined my 100.00 ice hockey shield.. Customer service was great and they sent me a check right away. Was supposed to be safe but frosted it...
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Rain-x uses something to clean the surface so the product stays on. Not a good idea .

I've used Pledge furniture polish for years. Never a problem and lasts.
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Yeah, Pledge should be safe...used it on eisen-glas and EZ2CY for years without problem.
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I used it once on a Vette windshield and the wipers skipped and hit each other. I had to use gas to get rid of the stuff.
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Rain-x uses something to clean the surface so the product stays on. Not a good idea .

I've used Pledge furniture polish for years. Never a problem and lasts.
Great advice, I'll try that. Thanks.
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I use pledge on the whole boat seats and all, have for years. It's a great easy shine up.
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