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:waving: Does anyone know what is the best product for cleaning our plastic windshields, one that fills those every day little scratches we seem to accumulate.

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The only thing that has been used on mine since she was new is Lemon Pledge and it's virtually scratch free!! 26 years and counting......



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Pledge works great on my older shield where nothing else will.
 

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Pledge keeps it clean, but isn't good for removing scratches already in the shield.
 

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The last guy that worked on my bike got brake fluid on my windshield which left these white spots all over and now I wish I would have taken before and after pictures but anyway I went to wally world and bought Meguiars motorcycle plastic cleaner/polish and it took some time some rubbingand many applications but it did do one heck of a job.
 

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Go to a plex supplier. I worked in the exhibit industry for about five years and did museums and traveling corp displays. We used a two stage product that came in small bottles one was for removing scratches the other to polish it. It was not expensive. We used it by the case. Its called Novus if you have scratches you use the Novus 1 then the Novus 2. Never use Windex or anything containing ammonia but you probably already know that.

http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/Plastic_Polish

E plastics is out of San Diego but if you call them they more then likely have an outlet or vendor in Yuma.:waving:
 

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I have been very happy using Plexus between regular bike washings, and a coat of Rain Magik is great during the winter.
I replaced mine two years ago. Over time there gets to be just enough little scrathes in it (especially if you ride a lot and year round) that it is just plain nice to have fresh plastic.
 

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+1 on the meguiars plastic polish. When I bought Marg, the windshield had numerous small scratches and was hazy. Worked it over good with the polish and was amazed how well it removed the scratches and cleared up the shield. I polish it about once a month and use pledge inbetween polishings. Most plastic polish will do the job.
 

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As you can imagine, clear windshields are quite important for flying. Aircraft Spruce & Specialty is probably the # 1 mail order source for most general aviation & homebuilt aircraft guys: http://www.aircraftspruce.com/index.html

Do a search on plastic polish - they offer an impressive range of plastic polish products. I've switched to using Meguiars PlastX - great stuff.
 

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I'm happy with Plexus.
 

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Plexus
 

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i have used ICE detail spray ,,, it works on the windshield and the rest of the bike really good
 

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Never use Windex or anything containing ammonia but you probably already know that.
:shock: Seriously?? :shock:

I did not know that. I use Windex on everything, including the bike windshields......


Well There's my problem................... (sigh)
 

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Many years ago someone told me toadd amoniato my car's windshield washer fluid. it took off the bugs like right now. It really worked well. Then I noticed that the clearcoat on my car's paint was dulling. No more amonia.
 

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I've used Plexus, but I like 210 brand better and it's cheaper than Plexus. American Enterprises recommends it for the Tulsa Tall I have. Wingstuff sells it as well. On another similar thread, others have mentioned the Novus products--they have three grades for use on no scratch, minor scratch, bigger scratch surfaces.
 

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Lemon Pledge even works on my severly swirled windshield, makes it look like new. Works on everything except thetires :smiler:
 

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I use Plexus on my windscreen almost daily and on my LCD monitors/TV about semi annually. I cringe when I see someone using Windex and paper towels on either one.:shock:
 

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My father used to build Plexiglass display cases for small businesses. He was a firm believer in Novus products for polishing and cleaning. To this day I still have some but I've added others to the shelf. I have a Tulsa tall that I use 210 polish for cleaning and polishing. On the road I use Novus no. 1 for cleaning the windshield. Recently I've tried the Meguiars Plastx with great results in polishing plastic headlights and some scratches on the Tulsa and I was impressed how easily it worked. My thing is find one you like and try it. The big thing you have to remember is that you dont polish a windshield like a car and you cant press really hard when you polish. Up and down, top to bottom ,and not side to side is how you do it. Go the other direction on a sunny day and youll see why. Take your time and use clean soft cloths with no fabric softener on them
and you'll be fine.
 

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mclock wrote:
The last guy that worked on my bike got brake fluid on my windshield which left these white spots all over and now I wish I would have taken before and after pictures but anyway I went to wally world and bought Meguiars motorcycle plastic cleaner/polish and it took some time some rubbingand many applications but it did do one heck of a job.
I was ready to buy a new shield since mine was so scratched, it was tough to see through at night with headlight glare. I bought some Meguiars motorcycle plastic cleaner/polish and can't believe the difference. No glare now and it's so clear, I can't believe it! This stuff works on a scratched windshield. If your shield is already in great shape, pledge is the king!!
 
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