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Old 12-22-2011, 03:38 PM   #1
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Cleaning soft top windows

Looking for some tricks or procedures on the best way to clean the plastic windows in my soft top...Any dos and donts would be welcome...thanks

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Old 12-22-2011, 05:16 PM   #2
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I have had good success with the cleaners sold for motorcycle windshields. I use my Harley cleaner.

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Old 12-22-2011, 05:18 PM   #3
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Do not use a paper towel, that will scratch the window.
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:06 PM   #4
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Plastex or similar plastic cleaner
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:20 PM   #5
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Spray some Stoners Invisible Glass on a microfiber towel and wipe. Don't ever wipe them with a dry towel, it will scratch/swirl.
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Micro fiber towel and lots of water. Good for me
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:35 PM   #7
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I've been using the cleaner from bestop.
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:09 PM   #8
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I've always used pledge wood cleaner after I cleaned them of the heavy stuff with soap and water......
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:39 AM   #9
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PLEXO. Use it with a clean soft cloth. Works fantastic, smells great. Designed for plastic windows on aircraft. You can find it online, usually available at the better Jeep accessory retailers.
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Old 12-23-2011, 11:12 PM   #11
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I had bought the Mopar/Bestop cleaner. No joy. Left greasy smears. Detail shop at dealer told me what they use and gave me a bottle. It's a mix of Maguires and Valvoline spray wax and a super soft microfiber towel. Dude said that's what he uses on the dealer inventory and never a problem. Plus, it helps the water to bead off the side curtains and back window. Haven't had to do it on my side curtains as my top and side curtains were just replaced under warranty. Worked great on the back window.
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Old 12-23-2011, 11:30 PM   #12
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They'll clean themselves eventually lol
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They'll clean themselves eventually lol
That's the answer I was looking for...
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Old 12-24-2011, 05:50 AM   #14
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plexus is your friend here.
Plexus

there are several dedicated products for the soft top windows.

http://www.quadratec.com/products/91083_1102.htm

and this one is BOGO right now....

http://www.autogeek.net/dp-plex-all....FUOo4AodBFaLmQ
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:12 PM   #15
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X2 on plexus good stuff
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:19 PM   #16
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I used to use BESTOP Cleaner, but it leaves a film. PLEXO x 3; works a lot better IMHO.
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I used to use BESTOP Cleaner, but it leaves a film. PLEXO x 3; works a lot better IMHO.
There is no film if you properly follow the directions.
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Old 12-24-2011, 05:00 PM   #18
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Novus is good too. It's what I've been using. My windows had a lot of scratches on them when I bought the Jeep. It's worked well removing almost all the scratches.
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anything else being used?
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Old 12-25-2011, 10:14 AM   #20
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I have some light scratches on the back window. Is there anything that can take those out?
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I have some light scratches on the back window. Is there anything that can take those out?
Plexus does a good job of filling the scratches so they aren't as noticable.

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