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post #1 of 22 Old 12-21-2009, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
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Clean plastic windows?

I was wondering if anyone has a way to keep the plastic windows on the soft top from getting too salty. The back one is mainly the problem, because at night it can be tough to see out of(backing up, seeing whats behind me for cars, etc...). I dont want to wash them off too often because they are practically brand new and i dont want to scratch them up too bad. Any tips or tricks appreciated

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post #2 of 22 Old 12-21-2009, 08:45 PM
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The material is similiar if not the same that boat manufactures use on the Eisenglass. (Not sure of spellin) I use the plastic window/eisenglass cleaner and protector. Check any marine retailer.

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Hmm I haven't tried it but what about RainX? It might be worth a shot to try that, works wonders on the front windshield for me.


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I think rainX is suggested not to use on soft top windows. There is some stuff that is highly recommended, i remember reading it alot on here, you would have to search around for it. I know there is a few threads on this

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post #5 of 22 Old 12-21-2009, 08:56 PM
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either stick your head out the window or open the door and stick your head out. thats what i end up doing 90% of the time

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either stick your head out the window or open the door and stick your head out. thats what i end up doing 90% of the time

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The material is similiar if not the same that boat manufactures use on the Eisenglass. (Not sure of spellin) I use the plastic window/eisenglass cleaner and protector. Check any marine retailer.
overall how would you rate this stuff for this purpose? It looks like a good option.
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post #8 of 22 Old 12-23-2009, 11:59 PM
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I would suggest you do NOT use rainx on the plastic windows. I have used rainx on cars to remove road tar, sap, etc.. but it can easily cause plastic to look foggy.

I haven't cleaned my windows since I bought it because I wasn't sure what to use either..


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I need to clean my windows bad. They are just getting worse

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the best way to clean them is 12 grit sandpaper... jk I want to know myself

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post #11 of 22 Old 12-24-2009, 07:34 AM
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I use Novus plastic cleaner and polish on mine, however as salty as the back window as right now, I won't use anything on it until I can at least hit it with the hose first.
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I bought all the top products from besttop and i hope they work great.
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The eisenglass cleaner in my opion works awesome! Merry Christmas

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post #14 of 22 Old 12-24-2009, 09:51 AM
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White distilled vinegar mixed with water cleans just about any plastic or glass really nicely. Mix 20% vinegar with 80% water and apply with a spray bottle.

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