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Old 03-05-2004, 01:21 AM   #11
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this stuff was an additive, instructions read "add 4 ounces per gallon of washer fluid.

I might try Willwrens no touch idea, spring is here in Oklahoma and should have plenty of rain to use it in
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You really want the best product? Try PPG Aquapel. Get it from your local auto glass dealer. They may insist on applying it themselves, but mine sells it to me over the counter.

http://www.ppg.com/gls_aquapel/main.htm
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I've used it. It works as an additive, but not by itself. BTW.....little secret.....Rain-X washer fluid is flammable.
the stuff that comes in the gallon jug is an additive? the stuff that says it'* washer fluid isn't supposed to be used by itself? hmm... interesting...


oh yeah, google is great, just found there are two proudcts, washer fluid (not an additive), and the additive.

oh yeah, i thought all washer fluid was flammable
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its on Rain x website as product number RX11812. I havent read the WHOLE label but maybe its meant to be used in conjunction with applying the wax first.
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Rain-X is great stuff. Have any of you guys used the PIAA Silicone wipers? Any thoughts on those? They say the wipers have a similar effect to Rain-X...
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i use it. it does great handling water, but it makes my wipers "jump" or kind of bounce across the windshield- not as smooth as without it, but, i dont' have to use them as much either... Any suggestions?

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Make sure your wipers are ultra clean...any residue on them could cause the skipping...also, make sure that before you use the RainX that your windshield is thoroughly clean as well.

As for the quality of RainX, I haven't gotten around to using it yet, but my mother uses the wipe-on kind, and I've never seen water sheet off of the windsheild so well..she never uses her wipers at all.
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WIth Rain-X its worked so well for me, I remember driving in a bad rainstorm last fall, the rains where so heavy....but the Rain-X sheeting really compliemented the wipers nicely...

Its a great product.
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I use the RainX washer fluid (one gallon, orange...). I love the sruff. It'* actually filled in a few of the pits that road sand around here make in cars
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I like rain x for light rain fall ,but formid to heavy rain I noticed that it leaves a little haze for a few seconds when the wipers on full speed,Anyone else notice that haze?
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I like rain x for light rain fall ,but formid to heavy rain I noticed that it leaves a little haze for a few seconds when the wipers on full speed,Anyone else notice that haze?
Yes I have noticed that...It has happend with all my vehicles..
But if you keep up with it...and apply it regularly...it works very well
I won't go without it...
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