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Griso Von
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PostSubject: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:07 am

I did several searches and did not find out the answer to my question.  I have a 2016 GRiSO in Rosso Red and wanted to know the best way to care
for that flat paint, do you guys have good luck with wax and if you use wax, what kind?  I have had this GRiSO for less then a month and want to clean
it, just want to do it the best way.  I already have just about everything Mothers makes and will use the Quick Wax if I don't hear of something better.

Thanks in advance.  Dave
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:19 am

No wax on flat paint. I like this stuff:

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You can get it at some auto parts stores or Amazon.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:20 am

several matt finish washes for sale.

on the original question-get some other bugger to do it, I hate washing bikes.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:22 am

Thanks guys! I copied the info on the Star Brite and will look around to see where I can buy it. Dave
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:25 am

Amazon has the Star Brite but they also had a Rat Wax kit for $30.00 that had the wash and treatment for the matte finish, I bought that one. Dave
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:04 pm

I’ve been using Meguiars Cleaner-Wax for 5 years. It says it’s “clear coat safe”. It’s actually given the matte a lot more shine. My front fender actually looks like semi gloss now which I like better.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:08 pm

Wax free wash in with the water and matt detailer.
It the UK I use Autoglym pure shampoo and Muck-off Matt finish detailer.
Don’t know if these products are readily available in other parts of the world.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:15 pm

Chemical Guys has an entire kit for matte finish. They also have a waterless spray wash that I use for a quick cleaning when its NOT lovebug season. Moto Guzzi's don't like water.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:09 pm

Just ordered the S100 Polish for plastic.

I’ll report when tested.

Here it is —> KLIK
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:29 pm


You guys are overthinking this. I just use dishwashing liquid in a bit of warm water. Dust pan brush to splooge it over the bike, then high pressure washer to wash it off.

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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:26 pm

high pressure washer Shocked Shocked

heathen!
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:17 pm


Yep.

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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:03 am

I'm with beetle here.

I just upgrade to Raine X spot free car wash. A few brushes, rag and a garden hose seem to be fine. I use the air compressor to blow off most the remaining water then wipe down what's left.

Problem being good days for washing bikes are also good days for riding them.

The hi-pressure washer is for dirt bikes. Mostly muddy trails here.
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:58 am

ratso88 wrote:
I'm with beetle here.

I just upgrade to Raine X spot free car wash. A few brushes, rag and a garden hose seem to be fine. I use the air compressor to blow off most the remaining water then wipe down what's left.

Problem being good days for washing bikes are also good days for riding them.

The hi-pressure washer is for dirt bikes. Mostly muddy trails here.

Must be an Indiana thing. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:57 am


GRiSO can be a dirt(y) bike.



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PostSubject: Re: How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO   How to best clean my 2016 GRiSO Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:52 am

What happens at the cabal, stays at the cabal!

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