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Unread 06-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
bigwheel43
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how to restore soft top windows ?

products to clear the oxidise windows for soft top. thank you for any help

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Unread 06-02-2013, 09:37 PM   #2
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Meguier's PlastX. Unless your windows are beyond saving, you shouldn't be disappointed.
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Unread 06-04-2013, 05:59 AM   #3
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I used plastx on mine and it worked pretty well on getting all the cloudy off the windows but all the scratches are there they're just much easier to see past, worth the money IMO
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Unread 06-07-2013, 02:19 PM   #4
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thanks for the help,we will try this week-end
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Unread 06-08-2013, 07:12 PM   #5
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Back in the day when everyone had a CJ5, we used gel tooth paste on the plastic windows. It cleaned off all of the yellow stains.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:04 PM   #6
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Novus Plastic polish worked very well for me. Pretty labor intensive though to have good results.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 06:56 AM   #7
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Metal polish works fantastic according to the guy in this video:

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Unread 09-02-2013, 12:53 PM   #8
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my son worked on the plastic window with meguier's plastx and it's a world of difference. It's a start, thanks for all of the help
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Unread 10-14-2013, 09:18 AM   #9
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Metal polish works fantastic according to the guy in this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC848-F_IWY
That is fantastic. I am guessing you can take the windows off and lay them flat on a clean surface to do this? Looks like I have found a way to fix up my windows.
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