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I got a new White Foreman and the first day I stained the plastics. It's not a big spot, but man it pissed me off. Do you think bleach or what to clean it up?
 

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i would thikn that bleach would do it or have you tried purple power??
 

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I tried bleach and it didn't do anything for me. The dealership supposedly has something that will work but they want $14 a can for it. Does anyone know if tire cleaner will hurt the plastics?
 

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Not really sure...I wash it religiously right now. The day I bought it I went riding and didn't really give it ****, but got a couple globs of mud on the back. I got home, washed it off at the car wash and put it back in the garage. I noticed that spot and tried simple green on it, but it didn't work. Then tried bleach...didn't work. Tried tire cleaner and it took a good bit of it out, but its still got a tan tint on the plastic about the size of a quarter.
 

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I rub acetone on the stains on my white 08. I probably wouldnt do it if you are real anal about your bike, but it takes 90% of the stain out. The only side effect i see is that it dulls the shine a little, so I wax that spot and it turns out good. The sun shine also takes allot of stains out...I'm not kidding. I had a stain that wouldnt come out, and within a few days of riding in the sun, it was gone, I swear. If you wanna try the acetone, just try it under the fender or somewhere you wont see it, just in case.
 
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I bought one and i ride the piss out of mine. There is a place on mine starting to turn orange, Right where my knees have scratched the gas tank and mud got in it. I would use 100% purple stuff and a brush to get any more staines off works fine for me, Unless you have scratched it.
 

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simple green!!! it even gets out red georgia clay
 

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try degreaser (usually pink), thats what we use at the car dealership i work at to clean white letters and white walls on tires. or whestleys bleche white (also used to clean the white walls and letters). and this is the main reason why i got a black foreman instead of a white one, bc of the stains, . looks bad as ****, but i guess it should be expected to get stained, i mean it is white you know. lol
 

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appreciate all the tips....still nothing worked. I even took it to a couple of detail places and they couldn't get them.

A new set of plastics was around $120-150 last time I checked so I think I'm just gonna get a new set when I want it to look new again. heh. like that will happen.
 

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let's see some pictures of the stains
 

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appreciate all the tips....still nothing worked. I even took it to a couple of detail places and they couldn't get them.

A new set of plastics was around $120-150 last time I checked so I think I'm just gonna get a new set when I want it to look new again. heh. like that will happen.
i had a white banshee in 04' and here is what i did. i would wash it as best i could and then spray it down with Wesleys' Bleach White, and wash again with a soapy rag. this took every stain out and kept it looking brand new after every ride.
 

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I had a similar problem with the seats on my Jeep nothing would work to get out mud stains until one day I tried vinyl pool liner cleaner. Worked great i have used it many times since on all types of plastic and it always works.
 

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You could buy some plastic renew its kinda expensive but its a kit it comes with two different grid of sand paper steel wool and the actual chemical i hear it works
 

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TRY IT

i use something called plastX from wal mart its made by like meguiars or something and mothers also has some plastiic polish out (never used it)
 

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The plastX stuff is amazing, but i think its only for clear plastics, it works great on headlights and such.
 
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