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Old 04-30-2003, 08:39 AM
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Exclamation Does Meguiers plastic cleaner #17 really work??

I ordered the wrong stuff from meguiers, getting their regular PlastX cleaner and the polisher instead of the #17. What I got does nothing for the brown, hazy convertable window I have. Is the #17 really that much better? Is it worth ordering? Ive tried about 3 different products and have had almost no results yet.

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Not a direct answer to your question, but I think the micro-surface abrasives that I used to clean plastic headlight lens would probably work. see my post

You may want to contact them for advice. Their primary business is polishing aircraft windows.
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Old 06-03-2003, 01:57 AM
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Brasso?

Someone told me that the brass cleaner Brasso really works best on cleaning plastic soft top windows. Ever hear that one??
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Old 06-03-2003, 08:03 PM
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Worked great on my 560 SL window

I use the Meguiar's Plastic Cleaner #17 , followed by the Plastic Polish #10. This works geat on plastic and your wood. My window is original (87)and it turned out great.

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Try Califormia Gold. It works like charm. Let me know how it works.
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Old 06-07-2003, 08:26 PM
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#17 and #10

I like BDBENZ have had great success with the #17 and #10 I did have some (2) deep brown spot's the size of a pencil eraser where the cable goes down the middle of the center rear window but it turned out 99percent better. Follow direction's and use some painter's tape to keep this junk off your top mine is brown and it discolored a little. I had to scrub like heck to get it off the canvas. Good luck.
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Old 06-10-2003, 09:18 AM
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I gave it a shot and was NOT impressed. I would say with some serious scrubbing the window got about 50% better, which was worth it, but not what I expected.
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Old 06-10-2003, 08:31 PM
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I wished that it would have worked better for you. It is a very good product and in this case, maybe the best you can achieve and you will need to consider replacement.


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Old 06-10-2003, 11:48 PM
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Replacement

Yep you might have to replace if you do let us know what you paid. The cleaner worked for me but I guess everyone's top is in different shape.
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Old 06-25-2003, 12:29 PM
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Go to the Container Store and buy the kit of 3 plastic polish bottles. It goes in stages, 1,2 and 3. 3 being for heavy scratches and hazing. All I know is, it worked wonders on my Rolex Acrylic Crystal and iPod. I would try it on a convertible top if I had a convertible. Hope it helps.

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