This will be my first Fall/Winter, with the JK. With my previous Wrangler (YJ), which I drove year round, I'd re-install the hardtop on October 1st. I did not get the hardtop, this time, so this morning was my first experience with frost on the plastic windows. What have you guys/gals done to deal with this. Running the heat, in the Jeep, eventually melted the light frost, but I am concerned more about heavy frost, ice, or freezing rain. I have heard that Rain-X is excellent, to reduce scrapping effort on glass windows. I wonder if it will have a similar effect, with wiping frost off of plastic windows? Is Rain-X even safe for use on plastic?
There are not many things you can do to clear the windows of frost other than "waiting". Rain-X can help somewhat. You might consider a cover if this is a huge issue for u. They are gonna get scratched no matter how careful you are especially with it stored outside. You might also consider two sets of windows (one for winter that will take most of the abuse). Someone might be selling a set (Cheaper) when they replace them with the tinted style. Hope this helps.
Silver Metallic finish with black dual tops - Dana 44 Rear 2.25" Suspension Lift with Old Man Emu Shocks Performance Accessories 1" Body Lift Daystar 1" Motor Mount Lift Spidertrax 1.25" Wheel Spacers - 32"x11.5" MT/R Tires
I wouldn't put anything on the plastic... Based on some experience with similar material on boats, I know Rain-X is not recommended there - I bet it translates to the Jeep as well. let her warm up! And use both those side-view mirrors.
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