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billbob
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I tried to use acetone on my windshield to clean and it is ruin ,buying new Memphis Shades windshield. :cry:



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You need to be very careful with acetone on any plastic surface, that will be an expensive lesson!! Windshields are not cheap..

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Ouch! That is a hard lesson to learn. If you want to get a windshield that will last you a lifetime, go with F4 Customs. My 7 year old one looks the same as the day I installed it!

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Hard lesson! Optic Armor would be my choice for replacement.
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Post by Viking »

Perhaps it was the only way to convince the wife that a new windshield was necessary. Good info billbob, thank you.
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You read me like a book,LOL.

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Bummer.
I use glass cleaner from the Dollar Store.

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So if i want a new windshield use acetone? 😉
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Post by 702scottc »

Sorry. When you get a new windscreen installed drop by your dealer and get a can of Honda pro cleaner, stuff is great on plastic and water just beads off.

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Post by offcenter »

Acetone?? Good Lord why?
Acetone dissolves almost anything!


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