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#1 (permalink) Old 01-12-2004, 07:23 PM
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Well the sprinkler at work got me and left the hood covered in white hard water stains. The car has 200 miles on her and is grey green. I waxed the hood with a cleaner wax but you can still see the rings of the deposits! did I screw up? and how do I fix it? Thanks!!
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I don't know of any car products specifically for hard water, but CLR will disolve hard water with no problem. I don't know how safe it is to use on a car, but it is worth a shot.

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Try Gel-Gloss from Home Depot or some such hardware store. Safe for clear coats and glass. If you need a little bit more cleaning try No7 white polishing compound. Both products are cheap and good. Be sure and wax after using.

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read somewhere that vinegar works

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Originally posted by jyep@Jan 31 2004, 06:08 AM
read somewhere that vinegar works
Yes, vinegar works. But do not use it in conjuction with any soaps... ex. adding it to car soap.

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If there werent so many carebears on this forum it wouldnt be so 'ghey' :P

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Did you try the vinegar? How did it work?

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I did use the viegar full strength and left it on the car for approx 5 minutes and it worked great! I followed up with Klasse all in one and then carnuba. Thanks for the greatadvice
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