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The directions on the Zero Gravity bag that my windscreen came in said to use cleaning agents made for acrylic plastic, & mentioned Brillianize and Plexus, & using soft 100% cotton cloth. For clarity / scratch removal it said to apply Novus No.2 Light Scratch Remover following it's directions.

The Zero G (smoke) windscreen plastic was lighter, thinner, more flexible, & probably made of different plastic that the stock windscreen.

Consumer's Reports tested a bunch of, but not all, car polishes/waxes earlier this year, & said that Black Magic "Wet Shine Liquid Wax" was the best overall for ease of use, shine, protection & durability.


Was wondering if folks here had other experiences or favorite polishes or scratch removers.
 

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I like Plexus for my helmet,windscreen and other plastics.
100% Carnuba wax for the tank.
For scratches in the windscreen I use a Meguiars acrylic polish.
 

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Knightslugger said:
My ultimate favorite for polish has GOT to be Honda Polish. Wowzers is that stuff awesome.
Though technically speaking it's not a polish as it has no abrasive qualities - it's just a (IIRC) petroleum based cleaner.

I like Meguairs NXT Tech Wax (which is actually a polish, not a wax) - use it on my car and my bike.
 

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I had been using an aerosol spray can of Kleen n' Shine which another cyclist gave me and said was great. It is good stuff, but can't find it anywhere, so got on-line and Googled plastic cleaners...one that came up as a good one is ProtectAll. It comes in a 16 ounce spray bottle and supposedly has carnabua wax in it and is safe for paint, metal, plastics, etc. I'll let you know how it works. It is available at Wilmar...$9 for the 16 ounce spray bottle.
 

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I use the Tec Wax for the body. I bough it cuz it had the most fancy box (shiney and multi colord) and cost the most. I don't think it's better than regular old turtle wax.
 

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Lucky#13 said:
I would also have to say that McGuire's NXT Wax and McGuire's Scratch X is wonderful on painted surfaces.Plexus is great for plastics.But , it can also be used for painted surfaces , chrome etc.. It'll give most any surface a shine.
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Webbikeworld did a review of about 5 different all in one cleaners/waxes. Among those reviewed was ProtectAll and Plexus. ProtectAll was rated 5/5 and Plexus 4/5. Can't hurt to give it a try. Following is the WBW review:

Manufacturer: ProtectAll Retail Price: $10.00
Type: Spray, Can, 13.5 oz. (383 g) Made In: U.S.A.(I got 16 ounce pump-spray for $9)
Category: Quick wax, cleaner, polish

Manufacturer's Information
Claims - "Polishes, waxes, treats, protects"
For Use On - Paint, fiberglass, clear coat, gel coat, aluminum, chrome, stainless steel, Plexiglas, glass, wood, plastic, vinyl, rubber, finished leather, more.
Claimed Features - 3-way spray valve; UV blocker; anti-static; non-abrasive; dries clear.
Application - Spray on, immediately spread and buff.
Our Opinions
We use it on paint, chrome, Plexiglas windscreens, motorcycle helmets and visors. It has a nice lemon-scented smell; it's easy to apply and spreads easily; works well. Leaves minor streaks on some types of surfaces.
Very handy product, probably the best of the "all in one" cleaner, wax and polish products. Doesn't last as long as a true polish or wax, but is much quicker and easier to use.

Can be purchased from manufacturer, who usually runs promotions with free ProtectAll wash or other samples.

Score: 5/5

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There is a 3 step system that Meguiars has (I don't recall the name). It turned my 10yr old windscreen, which was so scratched/foggy you could hardly see through it, into a practically new windscreen! I would strongly recommend Meguiars to anyone for their windscreen (and helmet visor).
 

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as i not totally into my bike always shinnin, cause im to lazy to clean her half the time. i prefer plexus, ive used it on all bikes and helmets i've owned and never been dissappointed. if you look at my bike right after a treatment you'll see it shine, then i'll go ride and dirty it all up, since i live near pittsburgh and ride in any weather it gets dirty quick. i like the moto of a clean bike shows someone who owns a bike, a dirty bike shows someone who rides a bike, just my 2 cents
 
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