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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-02-2012, 01:56 PM
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I use the HD denim spray. I spray it on a microfiber towel first. I then wipe a small area and dry it off with another clean microfiber towel. That way you don't get streaks.

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I use the HD denim spray. I spray it on a microfiber towel first. I then wipe a small area and dry it off with another clean microfiber towel. That way you don't get streaks.
That's fine for an occasional touch up, but not to wash the bike as he was asking.

Plus.. NEVER use a spray and cloth on any finish unless it is cleaned first. The slightest bit of dust can scratch your paint when you wipe it with a cloth without clearing the dust/dirt/debris off beforehand.

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I'm a fan of S100 also. I use it whenever the bike needs a thorough cleaning such as after a ride in the rain. I haven't found it to be the 'liquid magic' that some think it is but it does a decent job. For routine cleaning I use the denim cleaner from HD (yea, I know it's pretty much windex but I've had the bike for two years and I think I'm on the second bottle, it lasts forever).

I'm not as picky about the paint so if I was to get a small scratch so be it. I've never had this happen however from a microfiber cloth.

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I've use Windex with no problems at all. My denim black '09 Street Bobs manual specifically said to use "Windex with Ammonia". Just don't get it on your windshield!

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No Windex on the windshield? Wondering why?
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windshield is made of lexan, it will damage it

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I've use Windex with no problems at all. My denim black '09 Street Bobs manual specifically said to use "Windex with Ammonia". Just don't get it on your windshield!
wow it really said with ammonia?



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No. It doesn't.

You can go to the HD website, look under "owners" link, and select owner's guide for your bike. I just looked at mine again to be sure.

HD of course recommends HD products. They did have S100 listed in there too. NO listing of Windex or any ammonia based product.

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