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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-27-2002, 12:16 AM Thread Starter
 
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Windows fogging up..

I have a serious problem with my windows fogging up during wet & cold weather with my hard top on.. I can keep the windshield clear, but no others.. Anyone have any tricks, or suggestions to fix this up a bit?? Would the GM Heater motor upgrade help this problem any??

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-27-2002, 12:32 AM
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Re: Windows fogging up..

Try either Rain-X's Anti Fog (this stuff is great - keeps my bathroom mirrors from fogging up), or just about any truck stop sells little single use sponges of a similar substance used to keep truck mirrors from fogging.

Another thought if you have an industrial safety supplier nearby, MSA has a spray that is for putting inside SCBA/fullface respirator facepieces to keep the lenses from fogging - and it lasts just about forever. Mine was treated with the stuff close to two years ago, and still doesn't fog up.
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Re: Windows fogging up..

You've got moisture inside somewhere, I assume we're talking about fogging on the inside. Damp seats of carpets maybe?
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Re: Windows fogging up..

I use the Rain-X anti-fog and it works great. I have no moisture inside my Jeep (no carpet and dry seats!) and my windows and the inside of my gauges would fog up. The rain-X worked for the windows but the gauges are not sealed and I cant get to the insides of them, so they still fog up. I have the GM blower motor and it didn't help with the fogging issue.

The only reason I can think of for Jeeps having this problem is water gets trapped in the airbox and we just blow the moisture into the interior when we run the heaters. Just a thought.
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Re: Windows fogging up..

1. I ain't a Rain-X fan.
2. If you do the GM Blower Motor Update it does work, but;
3. At the same time completly refurbish heater box.
4. On my CJ I could keep it toasty and dry down to -40* F.
5. Pay attention the rest of the vehicle and seal the bugger up.

It IS possible to keep the inside of the windshield dry and that becomes more important when the temps fall. Ice on the inside of the windshield ain't fun. [img]images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]
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Re: Windows fogging up..

Hey Leve,
Just curious as to why you dont like Rain-X?
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Re: Windows fogging up..

Taz, yes I do have moisture in my jeep.. Everytime it rains, it works it's way in..

Leve, there is no hope in completely sealing this bugger.. I leave the floor plugs out year round, this lets any water that has frozen (see above) melt when the exhaust warms, and drain..

I have heard a lot of people mention that they HATE rain-x.. I haven't used it, but I will proboboly try and stay away, and go with some other mentioned product..

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Re: Windows fogging up..

Rain-X sucks for keeping rain off your windshield...and Fog-X sucks for keeping fog off your windshield. I used it on my old 280z when the rear defroster didn't work. It would clear it up for a little bit, but at the same time leave MASSIVE streaks. I'd have to re-apply every day or so. It sucked!
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Jammie.. that's why I don't like the stuff.... [img]images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]
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Re: Windows fogging up..

I have not had good luck with the anti fog rain-x and will not use it again but I LOVE the regular rain-x for the outside of the windows.
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