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I have a 97 1500. I found out to late you are not suppost to use windex on the windshield. Now it looks like there are scraches all over it. Someone told me about a product 3m puts out. It is suppost to remove all scratches. Have you heard of anyone using this or do I have to replace it. Thank you for your time.
 

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The ammonia in Windex will yellow the windscreen but not scratch it.
It's likely the paper towels you used which are abrasive:shock: that did the scratching.

There are products that claim to remove scratches but any I've tried are fine abrasives and leave the windscreen looking foggy.
 

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Ive used a product called Plastx with a wet sponge...really does wonders on old windshields to clear them up...and do yourself a favor and get some mirco fiber cloths and not use the paper towels anymore...hope this helps..
 

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I missed the part where he used paper towels?
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I missed the part where he used paper towels?
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Guess your right, ken mentioned that and not OP, My bad. But if he did advice still applies..lol
 

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The paper towels was just an assumption as Windex and paper towels just go together, like fish and chips or liver and onions.:raspberry:
 

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Plexus is also good for removing scratches. Micro fiber towels are a must.
 

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Plexus is also good for removing scratches. Micro fiber towels are a must.
Plexus cleaner & polish will not remove visible scratches.

Plexus scratch remover is one I've tried and it does fog the windscreen with microscopic scratches.
 

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No Plexus will not remove scratches.

But I will bet you every dollar you have in your wallet that it makes the windshield much, MUCH better after use.

The problem is that you have to repolish the windshield within a week or so to get the best results.

I ride a stretch that is westbound right into the setting sun every day.

On my old windshield I had tried everything to help eliminate or blend the multiple scratches and scuffs from years of abuse.

The use of Plexus was almost magic. It was like Night and Day. How awesome.

But nothing beats a new windshield and that's what I finally did for this bike.

Good Luck

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Any plastic scratch remover you use will take a lot of elbow grease. And I mean a lot! You may just want to consider buying a new windshield and keeping it clean and scratch free by using only plasic cleaners like Plexus, Novus etc. and NEVER let anything but a microfiber towel touch your windshield.
 

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If you are dealing with a stock windshield, none of the above advice will really do any good. The shield is made of Lexan and has a coating.
 

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The ammonia in Windex will yellow the windscreen but not scratch it.
It's likely the paper towels you used which are abrasive:shock: that did the scratching.

There are products that claim to remove scratches but any I've tried are fine abrasives and leave the windscreen looking foggy.
I have a 1985 Interstate and the winshield is crazzed and hard to look thru riding into the sun.

I notice you have a 1984 interstate.

Where can I purchase a new one OR any way of repairing.
 
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