I'd be glad to hear your updates Lester. I wonder how helpful the headlight
polishing kits could work. Has any lister ever tried them on the clear
windows besides the headlights? Has anyone ever tried them on their
On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Lester <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Morning all, this may be for Newbies only..
> So my Aamco top is very old, it has marks on the clear (Now there's a
> joke!) vinyl window that correspond to the tread of the tire it was lying
> on, it has red paint in places and overspray in others. I figured I had
> nothing to loose...
> I tried three ways of "restoring" the clear vinyl with the results shown
> Diamondite Clear vinyl clear vinyl kit, contains three chemicals and
> Chemical one to remove yellow from the vinyl actually worked but
> mine was too far gone, it removed some of the yellow but did nothing for the
> tire tread marks. Chemical two and three are a polishing compound and a
> finish wax (I think) , Either way they didn't really help.
> Plexus cleaner and polish is a spray on wax type stuff. Worked a treat BUT
> didn't clear up the vinyl, just made is smooth looking. I tried this on
> one of the corner windows without any other treatment and it looked like new
> vinyl only yellow with paint on it..
> Bon Ami is a fine scouring powder, it's been used for years to make
> windshields look better so why not. I used this on the other corner window.
> It removed the bulk of the paint, overspray and crud and left a matte
> finish. Not too bad really but not like new vinyl either. After a spray
> with the Plexus it helped a bit but not perfect. If I had a top that didn't
> have tire tread marks as part of it's make up and I was only going to use it
> on RARE occasion I would go this way. You can see out of it better than
> with overspray.
> Of course after talking with the fine folks at convertible top guys and
> went ahead and ordered one fro them. It's not here yet but I'll tell ya
> when it gets here.
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