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anyone have any luck using some of these glass polishing thingies out there?..the windshield in my other Ford(T-bird), is pretty much covered up with tons of little scratches from 42 years of road use..I hate to change out the windshield for a repop, if I could even find one... this is the original and I would sure like to keep it..just hate looking through the thing and seeing all those years of wear.

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the rule of thumb on glass polishing has been - if you drag your fingernal across the glass and it gets caught in the scratch groove, it will not polish out. Otherwise, the polishes work real fine when the directions are followed and the proper equipment used....

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I just received a new Eastwood catalog. They have a windshield polishing kit for $35. It includes a buffing wheel, an adaptor, and polishing compound. It requires the use of a low speed drill or grinder (1500rpm).

You might want to call around a few local glass shops. Find out how much they would charge to polish it out.

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I went to my local glass shop & the guy set me up with compound, buffing wheel and a quick class on how to do it for $35. You can do the same and save a little $$

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I used Eastwoods kit on the windshield of my 69 Vette. It was in the condition you describe also with wiper haze. It did a pretty fair job of cleaning it up. I also used it on the windshield of my 65 Coupe. It had some deep scratches where the wpers were run with no blades (P.O. dufus). I figured what the H its no good anyway. I was able to actually get most of the groves out. You can still see the groves if you get at the right angle but its 100% better. Just follow the directions and it does make a mess.

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My local glass shop warned me that if you are not careful with the polish you may induce some distortion in the glass which will make you crazy!

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