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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2009, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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Need help removing hard water stains

I've had to re-adjust our sprinklers, and may now have to re-think our parking in the driveway. The irrigation water is leaving bad hard water stains on the cars.
I've tried a couple waxes, but they seem to just put a layer over the stains.
Anyone know of some kind of water stain remover?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2009, 08:09 AM
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This happns with all cars. IT is very VERY hard to remove these deep in water stains. I would say your best bet is to try this
Wash and dry your car
Use a cleaner wax
wash(with just water) dry
Clay bar your car
Wash(with just water) and dry
then a nice coat of wax.

This may seem like alot but its nothing compared to what most detailers do. They do like 14 step process to get the car clean. You can also try compounding your car. Compound is made to remove all the water marks and what not, but if you dont know what your doing you can really screw your cars paint up badly. I wouldnt recommen compounding. Try what i listed above.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2009, 08:14 PM
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Clay bar, then Scratch X, and you should be golden man. here meguires forums, im on there to haha. Here is a good write up on how to remove water spots...

How To Remove Water Spots - Car Care Forums: Meguiar's Online
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