How do you get scratches out of plastic motorcycle fairings?

How do you get scratches out of plastic motorcycle fairings?

Just put a dab on a cloth and start to polish the area in circular motion. A Wax on, wax off type motion. The toothpaste works like a very soft abrasive polishing compound. If you are lucky this will fix your problem and the scratches should disappear.

How do you get scratches out of plastic plastic?

Apply a mild abrasive, such as toothpaste, furniture polish, baking soda or plastic polish to the scratch. Try our VuPlex Plastic Cleaning Kit which will also give your surface a gloss finish. Wipe a clean cloth over the paste you have added in a circular motion.

Can you buff scratches on plastic?

Baking soda is a gentle mineral abrasive that will buff away scratches on plastic. Combine two parts baking soda to one part water to create a thick paste. Dip a cotton cloth in the paste and apply it to the scratched area. Work in a circular motion to buff away the scratch.

How do you get scratches out of textured plastic?

You first clean the scratched plastic surface using a general car interior cleaner and dry it off using a microfiber towel. After that, apply the toothpaste or similar product onto a damp cloth and rub it onto the scratched surface in circular motions. Keep doing so until the scratches disappear.

How do you touch up scratches on a motorcycle?

How to repair paint scratches on your motorcycle

  1. Find the right paint.
  2. Use an artist’s brush and test the paint.
  3. Clean the damaged area.
  4. Degrease.
  5. Sand down the scratch.
  6. Apply primer.
  7. Paint.
  8. Sand and level the scratch before buffing.

Does Vaseline restore plastic?

If you have some old, faded electronics or other plastic gadgets in your house, you can make them look great again with just a dab of Vaseline. Flickr user linux-works discovered, after buying some old audio equipment on eBay, that a simple wash with soap and water didn’t do much to help the old, faded, plastic knobs.

How do you get scratches out of black plastic?

How to Remove Scratches From Black Plastic

  1. Apply a dab of the plastic scratch remover or metal polish to a soft cloth.
  2. Buff the scratched surface with the product, using back-and-forth and circular motions. Use gentle to medium pressure.
  3. Repeat the process, if necessary, to remove any remaining scratches.

How do you fix paint scratches on a motorcycle?

How do you cover up scratches on a motorcycle?

What type of plastic are motorcycle fairings made of?

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic is commonly used in original equipment sport bikes and certain aftermarket fairing manufacturers due to its strong, flexible and light weight properties.