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Old 04-28-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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What is best to use... /2005 Jeep Wrangler X

Is there anything that you can use to buff out minor scratches on your soft top windows? Also how about those spots on your flares that just won't come clean with soap & water...how do you "spiffy" those up?

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Old 04-28-2008, 04:00 PM   #2
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Can't help you on the soft top, can on your plastic fenders. Turtle wax makes something called black chrome, wash them first, buff on afterwards and takes away all those dang mud marks that elbow grease won't. We also tried it on my kids 99, his were faded....lots of small applications and hand buffing with a rag and dang, what a transformation.

I bought some plastic cleaner by Honda, made for four wheelers, dirt bikes etc....haven't tried it yet but was told it is awesome. I'll update when I try it out.

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Old 04-28-2008, 04:09 PM   #3
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Forgot to mention, flares & soft top are a medium gray in color.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:02 PM   #4
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guys on this forum usually saying taking a heat gun to the fender flares brings back the color. Never tried it myself tho.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:27 PM   #5
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or WD-40 sprayed on and and spread out all over it with a shop towel will work for about two weeks, or more permanent use the gear oil from when u change it, that lasted a month even in the rain haha
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:10 PM   #6
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If you use the heat gun trick take the flares OFF, you need to get them pretty hot and it won't do the paint any good if you get them too hot on the body.
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:28 PM   #7
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plastic polish

If you have an airport nearby, you can pick up Novus Plastic Polish. It's what they use for getting scratches out of airplane windows. Takes a bit of elbow grease, but works well. They have different products like a corse, medium and fine.
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Old 04-29-2008, 06:42 AM   #8
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Thanks everyone!
Kodiak...I have an airport within 2 miles of my home - might give it a try!
Thanks again!
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or WD-40 sprayed on and and spread out all over it with a shop towel will work for about two weeks, or more permanent use the gear oil from when u change it, that lasted a month even in the rain haha
hell yeah! WD-40 or some other grease works! just doesnt work for long is all.
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Jeep dealer sells soft top window cleaner/filler...

Flares... remove paint gloss black.. problem solved.
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:13 PM   #11
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It's a temporary fix... But, if you use Pledge on the windows it hides most of the lighter scratches.
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It's a temporary fix... But, if you use Pledge on the windows it hides most of the lighter scratches.
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