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      10-05-2019, 01:05 PM   #1
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just cleaned the windsceen with clay bar, fitted new bosch wipers and what a difference,
been putting up with greasy dirty view for a while and been meaning to do it,
thought id post up
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      10-05-2019, 09:13 PM   #2
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Now apply some Aquapel or Rain-X and enjoy the view!
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Now apply some Aquapel or Rain-X and enjoy the view!
Every time I apply rain x my wipers jitter and skip. Might give aquapel a go.
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      10-06-2019, 12:49 AM   #4
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Love using aquapel, just make sure you are diligent with getting the leftover off after it "flashes."

It can be a bit of a pain to get off if you leave it on there too long.
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Every time I apply rain x my wipers jitter and skip. Might give aquapel a go.
Try Gtechniq G1 instead and you'll rarely have to use your wipers at anything over 40mph. It lasts 2 years as well.
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Every time I apply rain x my wipers jitter and skip. Might give aquapel a go.
I use the Rain X branded window cleaner. No issues
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      10-07-2019, 08:29 AM   #7
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AquaPel is significantly better than Rain-X. Rain-X is silicone based. Silicone sheds water, but it doesn't bond to glass, so it doesn't last very long. AquaPel is fluorine based, which sheds water but also bonds to glass, so it lasts much longer.
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I used the Gyeon View coat 3 years ago. They said it would have a durability of 1 year. But i can say, during hard rain and driving more than 80km/h, i still don't need to use the wipers. The drops flow still off my windscreen, like i applied a new coat on it.

I tried before Rain-X, but it didn't work for me at all. Even at high speeds it didn't do to much
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      11-26-2019, 10:22 PM   #9
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I use IGL Window and have used Flyby40 from CarPro as well. I prefer IGL Window for the easy of install. Lasts a Loooooong time as well.
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