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Old 04-14-2014, 05:51 PM   #1
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just had the rear plastic window replaced (firs coverable I have had with a plastic window). It seems that the new window is attracting dirt and pollen like a magnet, I'm thinking static.
Anyone had similar issue with a new top? is this just par for the course for plastic windows, something that will go away after a while or is there a fix?
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:40 PM   #2
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Try the convertible vinyl top spray restorer. I use it on my vinyl back window since it is old but it also might eliminate your issues.
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Plexus, my friend. Plexus.

Cleans, protects, fills in fine scratches, and eliminates static cling.
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Old 04-19-2014, 02:38 PM   #4
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I bought Plexus after reading some reviews and such. It is a great product that really made a difference. My rear window was only a couple months old but was already looking a bit old (mostly because I was afraid to work too hard to clean it without scratching it). After using the Plexus, it looked brand new again and I was amazed at how well it worked. It seemed a bit expensive, but is totally worth it, imho!
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just had the rear plastic window replaced (firs coverable I have had with a plastic window). It seems that the new window is attracting dirt and pollen like a magnet, I'm thinking static.
Anyone had similar issue with a new top? is this just par for the course for plastic windows, something that will go away after a while or is there a fix?

how much does this cost part and labor?
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Old 04-19-2014, 03:52 PM   #6
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how much does this cost part and labor?
not sure. it was part of repairs I negotiated for when I bought the car. I have heard they run about $500. they have to take the roof off to remove the old one and sew on the new one. by the time it needs replacing again I will just upgrade to the glass.
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Old 04-20-2014, 09:33 AM   #7
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just had the rear plastic window replaced (firs coverable I have had with a plastic window). It seems that the new window is attracting dirt and pollen like a magnet, I'm thinking static.
Anyone had similar issue with a new top? is this just par for the course for plastic windows, something that will go away after a while or is there a fix?
Also 210 is a great product and I use it with great success on my plastic rear window. Cleans, polishes and anti-static. Wife bought it for her plexiglass that covers her artwork. I use it regularly on headlights and back window. Check out: Summer Laboratories, inc. Summerlabs.com Order desk phone # is: 800-542-8656
I also use it to clean my light weight eyeglasses and it keeps them crystal clean and has not EVER scratched them.

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I really love the smaller glass rear widow, while it constricts view it looks and reminds me of a 356 convertible with the top up


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