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Lemon pledge

Postby smilam » Wed May 22, 2013 10:36 pm



I keep reading about lemon pledge being used to clean almost everything on the Goldwings but have some questions. Doesn't lemon pledge leave an oily film on everything and attract dust and dirt?
Is it something you use to clean the bike or used after washing? Wipe on the pledge with a rag or put it on and buff it out? Do you use it on everything or are there some things you don't want to put it on? I am assuming that you would never put it on floor boards, seats, or controls. How about headlight and running light lens. Would they get hot enough to do anything to the pledge?
Thanks for the information.



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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby WingAdmin » Wed May 22, 2013 11:42 pm

smilam wrote:I keep reading about lemon pledge being used to clean almost everything on the Goldwings but have some questions. Doesn't lemon pledge leave an oily film on everything and attract dust and dirt?
Is it something you use to clean the bike or used after washing? Wipe on the pledge with a rag or put it on and buff it out? Do you use it on everything or are there some things you don't want to put it on? I am assuming that you would never put it on floor boards, seats, or controls. How about headlight and running light lens. Would they get hot enough to do anything to the pledge?
Thanks for the information.


Yes, it does. The Lemon Pledge leaves an oily coating, which is great at repelling water, but attracts dust, pollen, grit and everything else like a magnet. That's why I stopped using it in favor of the "no scent, no residue" version. Works just as well at cleaning bugs and grime off, especially the windshield, but doesn't leave the coating that attracts dust.

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby smilam » Thu May 23, 2013 10:17 pm

Thanks for the information. What is the no scent no residue version called?

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby WingAdmin » Thu May 23, 2013 11:25 pm

smilam wrote:Thanks for the information. What is the no scent no residue version called?


It looks like this:


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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby bjatwood » Mon May 27, 2013 6:34 pm

Picked up a bottle of this Pledge multi surface cleaner this weekend, works very well.

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby dingdong » Fri May 31, 2013 5:55 am

Now that I might try. Having a black bike there is no way I can use the oily version.
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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby redial » Fri May 31, 2013 8:41 pm

Hey DingDong,

The photo supplied as your avatar is a little bit black, but looks like it is a Yellow-Black to me. Am I looking at it upside down or what? :D
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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby Mag » Fri May 31, 2013 8:54 pm

Bought my "Pledge" today ;)

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby saltmar14 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:41 pm

lemon pledge does atract dust and bees.

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby Mag » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:51 pm

Even the "non-lemon" version? I am alergic to bees, though I can "duck and weave" quickly.

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby saltmar14 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:39 pm

every time i use lemon pledge i have had a few bees show up even in off season, some say orange as well, i doubt the non scented.

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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby spiritofrodney » Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:56 am

Cool, I will take this info into consideration and respond in kind after I have tested it out. Thanks!
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Re: Lemon pledge

Postby bjatwood » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:25 am

Happy to report NO Bee's, Wasp's or Spiders since I started "Pledging" :lol:




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