Author Topic: Waxing of the Windshield  (Read 14480 times)

Offline sherob

  • Arena
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 645
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2012, 01:09:17 pm »
Plexus or Pledge...
Rob
Brighton, CO... missing Texas!

Offline gPink

  • Arena
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5608
  • Country: us
  • MMVIII C XIV
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2012, 01:12:08 pm »
lemon pledge
Thank God for good men willing to do extreme violence.

Offline kreaky

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 45
  • Country: us
  • '98 Connie; '92 750 Nighthawk; '85 VF500F; '96 XR4
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2012, 07:41:38 pm »
I use Pro Honda Cleaner/Wax, sheds water pretty well.
"Once you go over the hill, you pick up speed."

Offline Pokey

  • Arena
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 2487
  • Country: us
  • WESTERVILLE OHIO 'Twit"
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2012, 08:36:12 pm »
I use Pro Honda Cleaner/Wax, sheds water pretty well.


So does the Original Bike Spirits.....same stuff. 8)
2006 DL1000  2006 SV650
08 C14 "gone"

"All we have to do is decide what to do with the time given to us". Gandalf the Grey

Son of Pappy

  • Guest
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2012, 10:11:34 pm »
Pledge on the bike shield, Plexus on the face shield.  But, well, my shorty is painted black (speed limiter), and my Cee Baileys Euro is mostly painted, I always ride looking over the top.  When a face shield gets scratched I replace it without a second thought.  BTW, I live in the PNW, thats Pacific North Wet ;D

Offline stevewfl

  • Arena
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4268
  • Country: 00
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2012, 07:50:28 am »
I use Plexus or Pledge.  Been doing that for years.

Glad i did too before i got caught with no shelter in this Monsoon out west.

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” St. Augustine

Offline fmwhit

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 164
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #21 on: April 06, 2012, 07:55:33 pm »
I have used Plexus, Pledge, and Honda Wax,  and all 3 worked well for me and at the cost of Plexus these days I probably won't be using it after my stock is depleted.  The cost of Plexus at close to $20.00 a can is ridiculous.

Fred

Offline timsatx

  • Arena
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 856
  • Country: 00
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2012, 09:25:36 pm »
I have used the ICE on mine. It worked great. I need to do it again. I may polish it again to get rid of scratches before I do it again.

Offline Gearhead82

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 225
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2012, 12:59:00 pm »
Why should RainX not be used on a motorcycle windshield?
'09 C14, Area P Full System, BMC, Flies out, PCV

Offline Outback_Jon

  • Arena
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 427
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #24 on: April 09, 2012, 01:55:21 pm »
Why should RainX not be used on a motorcycle windshield?
I think the reason is that the chemicals in RainX can react with plastic windshields and cause hazing of the plastic.
"Outback Jon" Gould *** South Cairo, NY *** COG #9506 *** 2006 C10 "Blueline" *** CDA #0157

Offline W14

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 174
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2012, 04:59:51 pm »
+1, plus the container of RainX I have says, "not to be used on plastic unless pre-approved by the manufacturer of the plastic..."

Offline W14

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 174
  • Country: us
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #26 on: April 09, 2012, 05:04:55 pm »
Will not be using Lemon Pledge...had heard about it attracting bees...tried some on my faceshield...it did seem to bead water, but within minutes, little yellow bees started to show up...don't need to be attracting bees

Offline gPink

  • Arena
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5608
  • Country: us
  • MMVIII C XIV
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2012, 05:12:04 pm »
Go faster!
Thank God for good men willing to do extreme violence.

Offline rcannon409

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 614
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2012, 05:57:01 pm »
I've never been a Rain-X fan as its so greasy and hard to apply without smearing. The other products work well and are easier to use.

Offline ManWorkinghere

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 204
  • Country: us
  • 2001 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000A
    • Avatar database
Re: Waxing of the Windshield
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2012, 06:04:52 pm »
Thanks Gsun for asking about ICE..thought I was the only one out of the know.
+1

I use multi-purpose Pledge wipes on my bike and windshield, but it does not bead water like RainX does on a glass windshield.
+1, easy to carry, simple to use
after 2012 Rallybefore 2012 RallyCOG#9292:-)