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    Hey Guy's,

    On my new Vec-B, the windscreen appears to have some scratch's on it which are in line with the way the wipers go, I would assume that its from dodgy wipers in the past.

    Can anyone recommend how I can get rid of these and/or what to use?

    Thanks.


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    same as paint work, a course compound and a machine polish will help

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    T-cut do a glass polish now. Excellent product. I used it myself on mine when I git it. Sod's law there was a couple of small scratches but were right in the line of sight for the driver.

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    Spot on, will invest in some of that! !


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    Axe handle, a call to your insurance company, closely followed by Autoglass visiting and hey-presto, £50 later you've got a shiny new screen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _ZS_ View Post
    Axe handle, a call to your insurance company, closely followed by Autoglass visiting and hey-presto, £50 later you've got a shiny new screen.
    Some insurance companies now class that as a claim on your policy, check the small print
    I had that with my last policy, argued with them for ages over a "free" windscreen reapir that shouldn't have affected by NCB

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    Toothpaste is another trick as it has a very fine cutting compound it.

    Plus your motor will smell minty fresh!


    Snowman, you got your ears on?

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    I found that when you wash/wipe on the Vectra B the wipers move first then the water squirts on to the scren. By then the wiper blades and grit have scratched the glass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    I found that when you wash/wipe on the Vectra B the wipers move first then the water squirts on to the scren. By then the wiper blades and grit have scratched the glass.
    This is actualy so so true!


    Quote Originally Posted by Taffyopel View Post
    Toothpaste is another trick as it has a very fine cutting compound it.

    Plus your motor will smell minty fresh!
    Paul, what are you taking mate! I WANT SOME - !

    I will give this a try, see what it does, just to confirm-you aint pulling my leg are you???


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    need to try something on my drivers window as well, will have a look for the t-cut stuff.

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