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Old 17-11-2015, 09:46 AM   #11
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Guinea pig urine, you can't beat it.
And when your Guinea Pigs sadly pass away (not before) you can attach them to your wiper arms with cable ties and you’ve got fantastic wipers too.
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Old 17-11-2015, 12:20 PM   #12
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3 winters have used that in a day before when i was driveing down somerset every week
A tip is to put it in your washer bottle and not drink the stuff
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Old 17-11-2015, 12:27 PM   #13
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And when your Guinea Pigs sadly pass away (not before) you can attach them to your wiper arms with cable ties and you’ve got fantastic wipers too.
When mine die I insert a handle and use them as wheel woollies.
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Old 17-11-2015, 09:17 PM   #14
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I like sonax xtreme clear view 1:100
25 litres for £9 ish plus delivery
I guarantee you that this won't do you any good once we get to freezing temperatures. There isn't a chemical in the world which will give you useful freezing point depression at that dilution.
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I guarantee you that this won't do you any good once we get to freezing temperatures. There isn't a chemical in the world which will give you useful freezing point depression at that dilution.
Why?

It's worked fine for me the last 4 years and a lot better than any other brand

All the other 5l concentrates are just expensive water and already heavily diluted, sonax is a very effective screen wash
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When mine die I insert a handle and use them as wheel woollies.
Ouch, reminds me of a wookies fist.
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Why?

It's worked fine for me the last 4 years and a lot better than any other brand

All the other 5l concentrates are just expensive water and already heavily diluted, sonax is a very effective screen wash
Sonax clear view is marketed by Sonax as a summer screenwash:

"Highly concentrated cleaning additive for the windscreen washer unit during summer. Just 25 ml of the concentrate give 2.5 litres of cleaning fluid."
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When diluted at 100:1 it will not be much use during sub zero temperatures unless you have a heated washer bottle
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I guarantee you that this won't do you any good once we get to freezing temperatures. There isn't a chemical in the world which will give you useful freezing point depression at that dilution.
Didn't see me any trouble last year.
I use car chem pre icer and deicer if needs be anyway, that's if we actually get to the point where they are needed.

What screenwash would you propose which gives you good cleaning, good ratios, anti freezing if that's a necessity and doesn't cost a bomb?
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Sonax clear view is marketed by Sonax as a summer screenwash:

"Highly concentrated cleaning additive for the windscreen washer unit during summer. Just 25 ml of the concentrate give 2.5 litres of cleaning fluid."
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When diluted at 100:1 it will not be much use during sub zero temperatures unless you have a heated washer bottle

Yeah but even compared to shoddy winter washes it still outperforms them lol

Another good one is comma, they have one that's highly dilutable, not as much as sonax but still a lot more than most others
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OP; are you fussed about a 'season' or would just prefer a cheaper alternative to the ones you have used?
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