Cleaning the plastic windows (scratch removal)

jkerr18

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Hi everyone! I am a new JL owner and my soft-top plastic windows have a lot of light scratches and smudges I haven't been able to get out through traditional washing. I did some research online today and the three products that keep coming up are Meguiar's Plastx, Novus Plastic Polish Kit, and Plexis. They all have strengths and weaknesses listed, but I really can't discern for myself which one will remove or minimize very light scratches and the occasional scuff mark. Any feedback is appreciated.

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John
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nothing you can do. if you try to buff them up, they will just be scratched and cloudy.
 

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Hi everyone! I am a new JL owner and my soft-top plastic windows have a lot of light scratches and smudges I haven't been able to get out through traditional washing. I did some research online today and the three products that keep coming up are Meguiar's Plastx, Novus Plastic Polish Kit, and Plexis. They all have strengths and weaknesses listed, but I really can't discern for myself which one will remove or minimize very light scratches and the occasional scuff mark. Any feedback is appreciated.

Thanks!
John
Ok so here's my opinion and of course like an asshole everyone has one. I am a boater and have used Plexus for years. I swear by it! Get it on Amazon and here's how to use it. Spray somre on a microfiber CLEAN rag. Then apply it to the plastic window in a straight line NOT circles. Let it dry and then turn over the rag and proceed to do the same again using straight movements. VIOLA! you will have a clean streak free window. AMEN
 
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Ok so here's my opinion and of course like an asshole everyone has one. I am a boater and have used Plexus for years. I swear by it! Get it on Amazon and here's how to use it. Spray somre on a microfiber CLEAN rag. Then apply it to the plastic window in a straight line NOT circles. Let it dry and then turn over the rag and proceed to do the same again using straight movements. VIOLA! you will have a clean streak free window. AMEN
Thank you! Just want to make sure that Plexus removes scratches and such - it can be used for repair, not just maintenance? Thanks!
 

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John,
I can't guarantee the Plexus but after spending years cleaning my plastic windows on my sailboat I can say that it works
 

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There is really nothing you can do if your soft plastic windows are scratched, that I know of. The soft top windows are not a hard plastic like...say...headlight housings which can be buffed down to remove the damaged area. The best thing you can do is keep the plastic clean to minimize the appearance of the scratch...and Plexus is a great cleaning product
 
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