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Old 05-12-2017, 07:25 PM   #21
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Shame it's not a concentrate chris. Surprised AW Clarity wasn't mentioned. I use it at 1:9 all year round and the 5L I bought gives me 50L of screenwash total. Added bonus of topping up glass sealants also.

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Old 07-12-2017, 12:29 PM   #22
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I've always just used the Prestone stuff from Tesco, picked it up whenever it's been on offer for £3 for 5 litres (ready to use, not concentrated). Have any of you found the cheaper washer fluids degrade any coatings you have on the glass or paint?
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Old 20-01-2018, 09:09 PM   #23
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What's better - AG's Windscreen solution or Angelwax's Clarity. What is people's experience of this?
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Old 20-01-2018, 09:21 PM   #24
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I had the same with The Dreaded BMW washers blocking. Here’s my filter



New one put in and tank cleaned out so looking for a replacement screen wash to use or just stick to BMW’s own.

What’s different about Bms screenwash compared to others?
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Old 20-01-2018, 09:39 PM   #25
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I've always just used the Prestone stuff from Tesco, picked it up whenever it's been on offer for £3 for 5 litres (ready to use, not concentrated). Have any of you found the cheaper washer fluids degrade any coatings you have on the glass or paint?


This is something Iíve always been curious about. Iíve been using c2v3 on my windscreen in the van as Iíve not got round to cleaning the glass properly and then treat it to either g5 or G1 depending on what I put my hands on first when Iím doing it.
I can confirm that the cheap stuff Iíve put in the van from somewhere like ecp or Tesco has stripped the c2 from the screen now... I do however fully appreciate itís not a glass sealant though
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This is something Iíve always been curious about. Iíve been using c2v3 on my windscreen in the van as Iíve not got round to cleaning the glass properly and then treat it to either g5 or G1 depending on what I put my hands on first when Iím doing it.
I can confirm that the cheap stuff Iíve put in the van from somewhere like ecp or Tesco has stripped the c2 from the screen now... I do however fully appreciate itís not a glass sealant though
Or has the wiper blade action stripped the sealant, every time you put the wipers on, you have a mechanical scraper moving over your windscreen.
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Ive been using Autoglym trade washer additive for 15 years in BMWs never had a problem. On the face of it its a bit pricy but its highly dilutable and cleans well at sub zero. I would never buy ready mixed as its an expensive way to buy water.
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Washer additive - Antifreeze

You can pick up genuine 5L of BMW screenwash for 14 quid delivered. Neat itís good for -63 C and dilutes 3:1 for about -7 protection. I run this all year round now.

Iíve got an experiment for the summer, to use some Einszett Kristallklar Premium, water and bio-ethanol, but to be fair, it works out the same cost of buying the BMW stuff. I used to love this 5 years ago and just found a bottle in my garage.


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I use the Vw’s premium washer fluid in my bmw and it’s 50% methanol... so good to very cold temps if neat but normal 1:25 is fine and it costs me about £4 for 5litres if I recall (with good discount)
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You can pick up genuine 5L of BMW screenwash for 14 quid delivered. Neat itís good for -63 C and dilutes 3:1 for about -7 protection. I run this all year round now.

Iíve got an experiment for the summer, to use some Einszett Kristallklar Premium, water and bio-ethanol, but to be fair, it works out the same cost of buying the BMW stuff. I used to love this 5 years ago and just found a bottle in my garage.


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Can you advise where I can get it for that price please

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