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GRRRR, damn cold weather froze all my doors up solid this morning. Couldnt get in no matter how hard i tryed. Doors were firmly stuck as if someone had superglued them on! Cup of warm water did the trick though.
 

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took me half an hour to get the snow (which had frozen) off the car's

good to see some snow though [8D]
 

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Quote: posted by The Walrus on 19/11/2004 09:05:20

living in the south no problem YET [;)]

I had the snow flake show for the 1st time this morning and I live in the South East (Essex). Had trouble opening the door but it did open. Then took me 10mins to scrape the ice off with my Wollice & Grommit ice scraper/glove [:D]!
 

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Was minus 2 here this morning but absolutely zero frost- must have been too dry.

Not looking forward to my first winter without a garage!
 

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Door was frozen to the rubber seal, luckily the handle was ok though,

so a couple of little pulls and it popped open.

Took me 10 mins to scrape the windscreen though.

Winter well and truly arrived last night. [:(]
 

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To clear the front screen of ice would you:

- use a scraper (takes too much time ???)

- use DeIcer Spray (bad for paint if it gets on ???)

- use kettle boiled water (could it crack the screen ???)

- or hot tap water (hot enough ???)

Which is the best/preferred method and why ...
 

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A quick tip, but some very luke warm water in a big squeezy washing up bottle and use that to squirt at any problem point. Sad as it sounds, i take mine into the bath in the morning and fill it up, by the time im outta the bath it's cooled down enough not to do any damage and i'm saving the ozone by not using de-icer and i'm recyling not only water but a plastic container!! Smart eh! ;)
 

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Mine was very bad this morning and, being a diesel, took ages to warm up. Made me wonder what these cars are like in Germany, where it gets really cold a lot more often. [xx(]
 
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