motorcycle fender is several years old. The top surface of this ABS
plastic has aged so bad that it can be scratched with a fingernail! The
top 10 mils of the plastic are completely shot. Can it be fixed?
we wet sanded it with 400 grit paper to clean off the aged material.
after the old material was removed, we are left with 400 grit scratches.
Then, we wet sanded with 800 grit, then 1500 grit wet sand paper to
finish it off.
Finally, we machine buffed
with Koala Plastic Polish.
the fender is still available, it may be easier just to purchase a new
one. But if it isnít or you would prefer to keep the original equipment,
what other options are available?
a brand new piece of Plexiglas (a Dupont trade name) and stripped back
the protection paper. Then, it was abraded with ScotchBrite (a 3M
product which is the equivalent of 320 grit sandpaper). Note how hazy it
buffed it with an electric buffer and Koala Plastic Polish. Look,