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.....to clean the dull, flat black ‘plastic’ that is all over this bike? I especially dislike the rear fender area and I’m not too fond of the rear portion of the front fender either. Has anyone had any success making these pieces look good? It doesn’t seem to matter what I use, it never looks good. :frown2:
 

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I use Meguiars spray Detailer after I wash it. Keeps it looking sharp.

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Soap and water...I haven't noticed anything abnormal. How do you make matt black look better?
 
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.....to clean the dull, flat black ‘plastic’ that is all over this bike? I especially dislike the rear fender area and I’m not too fond of the rear portion of the front fender either. Has anyone had any success making these pieces look good? It doesn’t seem to matter what I use, it never looks good. :frown2:
I use Lucas Slick Mist on all surfaces (Black & Brown) and shield each time I wipe the bike down.
 

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I have been using the Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish. It’s worked well for me so far.


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I use the Original Bike Spirits spray way/cleaner...used to be the Honda spray wax/cleaner....does a nice job on the black plastic
 

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Lately I've been using Maxima SC1. Does a nice job on the black plastic and puts a slippery high gloss shine on the painted parts.


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.....to clean the dull, flat black ‘plastic’ that is all over this bike? I especially dislike the rear fender area and I’m not too fond of the rear portion of the front fender either. Has anyone had any success making these pieces look good? It doesn’t seem to matter what I use, it never looks good. :frown2:
Hey Rick,

Griots, a cars lovers website sells different products that come in a variety of “sheens” depending on what look you want to achieve... they are all treatments and YOU can choose the “sheenieness”


Glad to see you still alive and kickin!!

Mattbcnv
 
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Hey Rick,

Griots, a cars lovers website sells different products that come in a variety of “sheens” depending on what look you want to achieve... they are all treatments and YOU can choose the “sheenieness”


Glad to see you still alive and kickin!!

Mattbcnv
Hey Matt, thanks for the tip. Is sheenieness a word :grin2:
 

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"Almost" every time it rains all day, you can find me in my garage, waxing my "Blacky".............If you come to visit, either knock hard, or enter via the side door I won't be able to hear you, Because I'll have my headphones on, with Led Zeppelin blasting in my ears.......Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa life is good!!!

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Happiness is a clean "shiney" motorcycle :biker::capwin:
 

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I understand it won’t shine but it seems to have so many additional marks on it I just can’t seem to clean off.
all above , and i may add any good quality high gloss tire shine. there are many around 8 bucks spray on self clean type will leave a super high gloss. I would wash first, dry then apply self clean spray. or go to a commercial auto detail shop { 3m} and get a straight silicon spray { you buy a gallon and put it in a spray bottle} that will shine for sure
 

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I would like to thank everyone that gave me suggestions, other than the pig spit, that will never happen :) I would like to buy all the products you suggest but obviously I cannot. I did go out and buy some "Back to Black' plastic restorer and it works great.


Thanks again for your help.
 
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