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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 09-21-2014, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Can anyone shed some light on how they have cleaned their bike in regard to the paint? I've never had a paint like this. The manual lists matte clear coat and a suede finish. Which one do we have? The non-polishing, scrubbing, etc... Part I get. That's a non issue. For one they say use dish soap and sponge, for the other they want you to buy Victory cleaning products.

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they make a special wax cleaner for mat finish.
In stead of dish soap I would go to auto store and get wash for autos it doesn't hurt your finish like dish soap

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I have used winde on my Hardball. It works great!

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Dish soap works well, really any soap is ok. The paint is just like any other with a clear just a different sheen. Avoid any products that enhance the shine or any polishing compounds.


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I haven't even washed my suede finish yet .... Dirty or clean it seems to look the same . One of the things I love about it !

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Dish soap works well, really any soap is ok. The paint is just like any other with a clear just a different sheen. Avoid any products that enhance the shine or any polishing compounds.


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I use WIZARDS Wipe Down Matte Finish Detailer I have never washed it just use this with a microfiber towel.

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How about remove the goo left behind from reflectors, badges, warning stickers? What is everyone using for that?
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Goo gone or goof off


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Goo gone worked great for me.

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