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post #1 of 21 Old 10-10-2010, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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best product to clean plastic 09 klr

can anyone tell me what is the best product to keep the plastic in factory looking condition,picking up my klr 650 this week and I like to keep things looking the best they can.thanks!
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post #2 of 21 Old 10-10-2010, 06:19 PM
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I just wash it with simple green and don't let it sit in the sun much. KLR's don't run as well if they look REALLY good.

There are plastic treatments and waxes at the auto parts store. Sorry, can't be much more helpful since the last time I waxed a vehicle was because my Dad made me. What color KLR?




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I just wash it with simple green and don't let it sit in the sun much. KLR's don't run as well if they look REALLY good.

There are plastic treatments and waxes at the auto parts store. Sorry, can't be much more helpful since the last time I waxed a vehicle was because my Dad made me. What color KLR?
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What is this "clean" you speak of?

Isn't that a term from a 12 step meeting or something?

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A friend recommended some stuff called 210, made by Camco, to use on the windshield of my Goldwing. I managed to pick up a can and I have to say it is pretty nice stuff. Tried it on the plastic and really like the result.

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I use stuff called SC-1 every now and then. The stuff works really well and makes a kinda non stick surface wherever you put it. You can also put it on almost everything, with the exception of the seat and tires, and the mud and crud just falls off in many cases. It also smells like cherries, but don't eat it. Sounds common sense but man is it tempting! It just smells so damn tasty!!
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Motul shine and go is the best for moto plastics.

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Can't seem to find this, "clean," anywhere in my dictionary:

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Brillianize is an exellent product i work with it frequently in my line of work. Also to help fading 303 aerospace products use a UV blocker that will help reduce sun damage.
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Can't seem to find this, "clean," anywhere in my dictionary:
I see the problem. You're on the wrong page. You have to know how to spell a little to use a dictionary.

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