Hood windows

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David Witham
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Hood windows

Post by David Witham » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:22 pm

The windows in my car's hood are looking rather scuffed and hence difficult to see through clearly. Has anyone been successful in improving their hood windows? What did you use?
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Re: Hood windows

Post by Michael Barclay » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:17 pm

Hello David
Try Meguiars Plast.RX. Gave good results on my soft top windows.
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Re: Hood windows

Post by Michael Barclay » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:17 pm

Hello David
Try Meguiars Plast.RX. Gave good results on my soft top windows.
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Re: Hood windows

Post by Peter Cresswell » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:26 pm

Brasso or T-Cut works as well, but these treatments don't last (rather like polishing up modern headlights) because it is the ageing of plastic that is the problem. For a lasting solution try a hood specialist and see if they can replace the windows - assuming the rest of the hood is in good condition. Or look for a good S/H hood.
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Re: Hood windows

Post by Charles Farran » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:00 pm

Hi David,
Plast RX gets my vote. Used it on my original hood windows a couple of years ago & impressed how visibility & presentation improved. Also used it on a friend's 1966 mini moke reimported from the sunny Caribbean with great results. Expensive but worth it !
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Re: Hood windows

Post by David Witham » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:28 pm

Thanks for the ideas. As I have some T-Cut equivalent on the shelf already I will try that first but then Plast RX if I need to.
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Re: Hood windows

Post by Smalens » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:06 pm

How did that T-Cut equivalent work out for you, David? Did it work?
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