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Old 12-02-2007, 02:17 PM   #1
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Is it possible to polish glass with a claybar considering it is ceramic? or would you not suggest it ide like some feedback...thanks guys
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ive heard of polishing out scratches with flouride tooth paste, but thats about it.
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you can use a claybar on the windows just like you do on the body.
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ok stitch thanks a million
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Yes, you can use it. But if you are aiming to actually remove scratches and such in glass, good luck.
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That actually I had no clue about. What does it do if it doesn't remove scratches?
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That actually I had no clue about. What does it do if it doesn't remove scratches?
Same as it does for paint. Gets rid of contaminants like sap etc. Sometimes you can start with the clay bar, then finish off with a good glass cleaner.

Glass can be polished, but it requires a great deal of skill since you can change the optics. Not very common that this is done.
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Great! Thanks for clarifying. I'll see if I can polish away the window stains the previous owner'* bad habits left behind.
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If the claybar doesn't do it, any car polish should do the trick.
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I'm not sure that I'm thinking about the same process here. I had done some reading on a process that can remove light scratches and pitting. It uses a special compound capable of taking off the top surface of the glass. Obviously something that requires a lot of skill and is not recommended for the novice. If it'* not done extremely evenly, it can distort the view through the windshield. I'm now thinking this isn't what the thread was referring to.
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