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acid rain on windows

I have acid rain on all of my windows and nothing is getting it off. It has been on there for years. Is there anything that will get this off? please help i love my lexy lex is300 and she is not happy about these spots.
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No, I do not have pictures of the acid rain on my lexus.
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Have you tried using a claybar?

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I dont think so, I cant remember. But the acid rain is really etched into the glass bad. Its been like this for quite a few years and its annoying. Is this something I can fix at home or do I need to take it to have the glass replaced?
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I tried using vinegar to get it off and it would not work at all.
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Did the claybar work?

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What do I use along with the claybar though? Im pretty sure ive tried that before too, but ill try it again. What do I do if that dont work though?
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Razor blade and windex, if that doesn't work then razor blade and Ammonia/dish soap/vinegar/water mix solution in spray bottle.

you may also use #000 or #0000 grade steel wool instead of razor blade. [this will not scratch the glass, the glass is physically harder then steel.]

and there are pre-made products out there designed to remove such said stains. Typically labeled under "Water Spot remover for glass" of some sort.

good luck.
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Give his idea a try. BTW, you use claybar along with a claybar lube, or a quick detailer.

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I only give that info out because that's my go-to methods to moving water spots.

I feel accomplished every time I do it because I have successfully "shaved" my girl[the car] :p
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Thanks so much guys for all the advice. As soon as I get time I will try and clean them again.
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if it is really bad your gona have to change those windows out. i have that problem on my passanger side windows because the prior owner didnt know how to wipe spinkler water off them. Another solution is sanding them down the repolishing them. there vids on youtube. im just living with the issue right now.
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that info is good for when it is not etched into your glass. cuz I have used 0000 steel wool. I even used detailers clay. when its etched your screwd
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