tips on keeping those white plastics white?

12 replies to this topic
  • justin squiers

Posted September 19, 2007 - 09:49 PM


i have a 08 yz 450 and they plastics are painful to keep white, every time i ride a brown stain gets on them where my knees rub. i have tryed using gumption a household bathroom cleaner.

any other suggestions would be great

  • TexN343

Posted September 19, 2007 - 10:43 PM


kerosene....I use it to clean my air filters too.

  • Chickenhauler

Posted September 19, 2007 - 11:13 PM


Turtle Wax Chrome Polish-rubs the stains right out. Use it just like if you were polishing your bumper.


Even works on iron ore stains you pick up in places like N MN.

  • jakem707

Posted September 19, 2007 - 11:26 PM


Suzuki Bike Wash!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • WB450

Posted September 20, 2007 - 07:09 AM


Soft Scrub works.

  • natel

Posted September 20, 2007 - 07:10 AM


Mr clean magic eraser works the best. but even the heavy duty ones are only good for 1 wash.

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  • jayh300

Posted September 20, 2007 - 07:59 AM


comet cleanser powder, make a paste in a rag and get after it.
works on mine.

  • markseaba

Posted September 20, 2007 - 08:05 AM


Mr clean magic eraser works the best. but even the heavy duty ones are only good for 1 wash.

these things are amazing, not only on bikes, but on anything a 2 year old can right with where a 2 year old is not supposed to write, walls, furniture, motorcycles, etc...............:thumbsup:

  • KAS

Posted September 20, 2007 - 08:43 AM


I use a product made by Spartan Chemical Co. called BH38.

I wash my whole bike with it (think Simple Green but better), and I use a scrub brush on the shrouds where my knees grind in the dirt. Comes out looking great.

  • Dustin_Mabro

Posted September 20, 2007 - 09:06 AM


mr. clean wipes...i asked the same thing last year and they work AWESOME!

  • JoeSactown

Posted September 20, 2007 - 09:32 AM


Simple green, the green brillo side of a sponge, and elbow grease. Very economical.

  • ZMoney520

Posted September 20, 2007 - 02:51 PM


Go to home depot or lowes and get some goof off. Put it on a paper towel and the plastic comes right back without any elbow grease. It will even get the dirt out of the shroud decals. It works awesome.

  • spankbank7

Posted September 20, 2007 - 10:01 PM


WD-40 works good

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