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Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:36 pm



This is going to be a very short review. It is for a fabulous Honda product, sold as an aerosol spray:


I purchase it online in bulk: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish, it's quite inexpensive, but it's SO useful. Since I discovered this stuff, I have given up using all other cleaners.

What is it good for? A more accurate question is, what ISN'T it good for?

I use this spray on bodywork, windshield, wheels, headlights, chrome, even tires. I do not use it on the seat, as it is a bit slippery after applied.

It is an excellent surfactant - you can spray it on dirty bodywork or a dirty windshield, let it sit for a minute or two, and dirt and bugs can be simply wiped off with a towel.

It leaves behind a protectant layer that looks like it has been polished. It beads up water like it has been waxed. And it lasts!

I keep a can of it in a saddlebag, along with a couple small cotton towels. It is the ONLY thing I use to clean my bike anymore! No water, no soap, nothing - if my bike is absolutely filthy, I can get it completely sparkling clean in about 20-30 minutes using one can of this cleaner and maybe 4-5 small towels.

Other things I use it for:

- Cleaning the interior of my car
- Cleaning grease off bike parts, car parts, pretty much anything
- Cleaning bugs and dirt off my helmet and helmet faceshield
- Putting a protective water-shedding layer on my windscreen, to deflect and bead up rainwater

Seriously, I cannot recommend this stuff more. I buy maybe 10 cans a year, and that lasts me throughout the year. Cheap, easy and fast - what more can you ask for?



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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by spiralout » Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:51 am

I use it for all that and more. It's the best polish and protectant I've found for for my guitar's paint and hardware, too. Much better than anything purpose made for them. Plus, at around 5 bucks for a large can, it's about the cheapest thing my local Honda dealer sells ;)
After using it on my windshield for a while, the water beads and runs off as well as the car's does which has RainX on it.
And it smells good.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:10 am

now i hate to tell you guys "i told you so", but i told you so about this product a couple of years ago. i've been using this since i got my first wing back in 2011. it is by far the best cleaner out there and it is very diverse. you can use it on almost anything on or off your bike as wingadmin and sprialout has mentioned. i always keep a can of this stuff in my bike's trunk along with a couple of cleaning rags for my windshield and the rest of my bike's other parts. no matter what you use it on, its great. it cleans, polishes and brightens everything up and its not that expensive either. its absolutely great on windshields. cleans them without streaking, cleans and shines up your bike's upholstery, but i wouldn't recommend using it on the drives section of the seat or your handgrips as it will make them a little slippery.

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by MikeB » Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:14 pm

I too use this stuff religiously. I've carried a can with micro-fiber cloths in my saddlebag since 1999. I saw a friend using it at a local State rally and asked about it. He had been using it for a couple of years. Good stuff. Back then it had a different graphic on the can but it was still Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish.

I had about used up the three or four cans I had a few years later so I went looking for more. The Honda Dealer said that it was no longer available but they had the Original Bike Spirits Spray Cleaner and Polish. I bought a can and low and behold, it was the same stuff. Worked the same and had that distinct and familiar smell to it. I was puzzled. What happened to the Pro Honda Cleaner? In fact I'm still puzzled about it.

A year or so later, the Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish was back on the shelf at the Honda Shop and with a new label. And, the Original Bike Spirits Spray Cleaner and Polish is still on the shelves at some Honda shops and most other motorcycle dealers. I'm convinced that they are the same product but distributed from different places. Torrance, CA for the Pro Honda product and Marietta, GA for the Original Bike Spirits Spray Cleaner and Polish.

Anyway, last year when I was participating in an experienced Rider course (ERC), some of the guys asked what kind of wax and cleaner I used on my 1998 Candy Spectra Red Goldwing, it looked almost new and it has 160,000 plus miles on it. The paint seemed to glisten. The Pro Honda product and or the Original Bike Spirits products are the way to go. The really make the painted and chrome surfaces look great.

As stated on the back of the can, do not use on seats, footrests, grips or tires.




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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:04 pm

I had a look - the Original Bike Spirits stuff sure looks similar in appearance, but it's not the same thing. I looked up the material safety data sheets for both it and the Honda spray.

Bike Spirits:
- Manufacturer is not disclosed
- 10% petroleum distillates - solvent
- 10% Naptha - solvent
- 10% propane/butane (propellant)
- 5% Amides tall-oil (N,N-bis(hydroxyethyl) - I suspect this is a "wax" component

Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish:
- Manufacturer: Excelda Manufacturing, Brighton, Michigan
- 0.3% Propenoic Acid
- 0.2% fragrance
- 15% petroleum distillates - solvent
- 3.5% Carnauba wax
- 55% water
- 3.5% Polydimethylsiloxane
- 0.1% Acetic acid
- 15% 1,1-Difluoroethane
- 5% Isopropyl alcohol
- 8% propane/butane (propellant)

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by 702scottc » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:28 am

The stuff works. I haven't turned a hose on my bike since September. Works really well on the windscreen to keep rain beading off. Rode n a little storm yesterday and this stuff is much better than rain x and doesn't wash off after an hour.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:37 am

its also very diverse. you can use it to clean everything on your bike, chrome, plastic, lights, windshield, but not recommended for using it on your handgrips or your seat. great cleaner and polisher.

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Post by alwrmcusn » Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:32 pm

I traded from a Venture trike to a Goldwing trike and had a couple spray cans of Yamalube Spray Cleaner and Instant Detailer. It works just the same as that.
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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by mterrac » Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:36 pm

I'm a huge fan of this product as well. Have been using it for years. Keeps the paint, chrome, and windshield sparkling. One can lasts me a long time too. I almost never wash the bike with a hose anymore.

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by spiralout » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:27 pm

Just a FWIW. I've tried the Suzuki brand equiv of this magic in a can and it doesn't compare. You get about half the ounces for the same price and it seems to take a lot more buffing after wiping to get the haze off. But, most importantly, it doesn't smell nearly as good.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:19 pm

i don't go anywhere without having a spray can of it in my bike's trunk, in fact, i have a can in both bike trunks so no matter which bike im riding i always have some for that "on the spot" cleaning.

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Post by LOMLC » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:09 am

Where did you buy it 'in bulk' at a good price and what price? Thanks

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:26 pm

follow this link...........http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R4 ... h&_sacat=0

you can buy 1 can or as many as you need/want.

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Post by WingAdmin » Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:31 pm

I get them from Amazon in bulk, free shipping, and various case sizes:

https://www.amazon.com/HONDA-08732-SCP0 ... ingdocs-20

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Post by dlprice » Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:33 pm

I've used the Pro Honda spray for several years on my Wing and my car. I also use it to clean my rims along with aluminum foil. Then spray on a layer after cleaning the rims.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:58 pm

dlprice wrote:I've used the Pro Honda spray for several years on my Wing and my car. I also use it to clean my rims along with aluminum foil. Then spray on a layer after cleaning the rims.
clean your bike rims with aluminum foil?

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Post by Arielrider » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:42 am

I've been a happy user of this product ever since it came out. Excellent for anything I used it on. I've always used soap (orS100) & water first on bike, windshield etc., then the polish. I carry two cans always when riding, best I've found for me. It's worked great for my new looking '83 GL1100, since new. I recommend it very very good product. George.

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by seabeechief » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:42 pm

dlprice wrote:I've used the Pro Honda spray for several years on my Wing and my car. I also use it to clean my rims along with aluminum foil. Then spray on a layer after cleaning the rims.
I was just about to ask if it would work on my Jeep. I think you answered the question. Do you know of any adverse effects it will have on a Jeep hard top or fender extensions?

What is the purpose of aluminum foil in cleaning the rims? Aluminum Rims? Chrome rims?

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Post by WingAdmin » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:12 am

seabeechief wrote:
dlprice wrote:I've used the Pro Honda spray for several years on my Wing and my car. I also use it to clean my rims along with aluminum foil. Then spray on a layer after cleaning the rims.
I was just about to ask if it would work on my Jeep. I think you answered the question. Do you know of any adverse effects it will have on a Jeep hard top or fender extensions?

What is the purpose of aluminum foil in cleaning the rims? Aluminum Rims? Chrome rims?

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It should work great on your Jeep, all parts. It cleans plastic, glass, metal, chrome, painted surfaces, whatever. It leaves a coating that is part carnuba wax, which seals well and beads up water.

Aluminum foil (balled up) and water is great at taking rust spots off of chrome.




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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by seabeechief » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:31 am

Thanks....I'm going to give it a try.

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by mterrac » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:33 pm

I use the Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish on both of our cars, skipping only the glass and the tires. It does a great job. Here in Florida we get love bugs twice each year. They're tough on your paint and hard to get off. The Honda cleaner does a good job and also helps protect the paint.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:35 pm

that foil trick is absolutely amazing. i never knew that minor rusted chrome could come back that shiney and clean. i'll definitely remember this. thanks wingadmin for posting the vid about it.

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Post by spiralout » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:19 pm

roadwanderer2 wrote:that foil trick is absolutely amazing. i never knew that minor rusted chrome could come back that shiney and clean. i'll definitely remember this. thanks wingadmin for posting the vid about it.

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On chrome, 0000 steel wool and WD 40 or PB Blaster works better and quicker, in my opinion. I've never used it or the foil on aluminum wheels, though, being the aluminum is a lot softer than chrome.

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Post by roadwanderer2 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:17 pm

thanks spiral, i'll keep that in mind also.

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Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

Post by Corkster52 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:41 pm

Great stuff in these posts guys! Thanks for the info!



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