Frozen fucking windshield washer fluid

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Lemmy, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Just when you need 'em most! -8 on salty roads with not enough road mist to clean the windows. :owned: :pissed:
     
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    Use Rain-X mix.
     
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    I'm wearing shorts and t-shirt outside hahahahha freeze pig
     
  4. Stan Beeman

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    Jeeps
     
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    rainex helps....in a pinch I'll pull over and throw some snow on the window...LOL
     
  6. Lemmy

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    Only a few days old.....dealer probably topped it off with water. :facepalm:
     
  7. Lemmy

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    Well that is just rude. :fil:
     
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    that cant be, dealers always go the extra mile with their attention to detail.:facepalm:
     
  9. Lemmy

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    Jeep dealers have a rep for dumping whatever coolant is handy in if you need a "top off". Problem is that they changed formulas somewhat recently and if old and new are mixed you make jello sludge. Brilliant! :nojj:
     
  10. yosemite sam

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    Lets make up

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  11. Nickthedick

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    :lol:
     
  12. Lemmy

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    It's cold here, yes. But along with that, people are snowmobiling around my neighborhood, there's skating on an outdoor rink behind city hall, and after-work skiing about a half hour from here. I'm enjoying the quirky charms of winter here.
     
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    There's a light sprinkle and a cool breeze down here. :coffee:
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    what the hell
     
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    on the rare occasion when i got up north and my windows freeze up, i pour hot water on the icey glass and quickly towel it off instead of scraping it.

    i've never cracked a window and it always works. is that an odd way to do it?
     
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    Everyone always warns against it. :dontknow:
     
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    i haven't lived in snow since i was 12, and i'm lazy, so instead of scraping like the reat of the sheep, i thought wtf, why not pour hot water on it.

    maybe i've just been lucky with a window not cracking, or maybe it wasn't cold enough to cause a problem. either way, i highly recommend it.
     
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    I've heard room temperature water is okay, but not warm and hot water is an absolute no-no. Then again much like where you live, Houston isn't notorious for grim and frostbitten weather. So who the fuck knows.
     
  20. Lemmy

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    I certainly wouldn't use hot water for fear of cracking......especially with sub zero temps. When that cold it's not unheard of for a windshield to crack just due to a defroster blasting on it thermal shock is a bitch. :c