Caring for New Paint

The care of your new paint is just as important as getting a high quality paint job. We recommend Meguiars professional products for you paint care needs, a leader since 1901.  

Your parts are ready to be installed immediately. When installing parts be careful not to over tighten your new clear. We recommend using Loctite on the threads and tightening the absolute minimum necessary to prevent movement. Over tightening can result in damage to your clear.  If you plan to store the parts before installing, it is fine to do so in any temperature due to our cure process, but please make sure you do unwrap the parts to let them breathe and fully cure.

Your paint should be the final area of your bike you clean. We suggest using the Ultra Plush Wash Mitt® along with Meguiar's NXT Generation Car Wash® to remove bugs and dirt from the paint and other surfaces. Rinse and repeat as necessary.
Water spots can be eliminated by properly drying your motorcycle. If you have one, use an air compressor hose, which can quickly and safely chase water from its many surfaces. You can use a chamois to trap the water as it is being chased from these surfaces.

Paint Polishing and Waxing
Hand polishing is the safest way to polish a motorcycle. This is a tedious process, but the results are worth it. Try to always hand polish in a cool, shaded area. Always work in small areas using Meguiars Swirl Remover and Applicator Pad®, one part at a time. Polish should be applied with a soft, dust free cotton towel or an applicator pad. Apply polishes in a back and forth motion following the bike’s bodylines. Refer to manufacturer's product instructions. We recommend using Meguiars NXT Generation Tech Wax® and an Ultimate Wipe Detailing Cloth® in the same manner, allowing the wax to be left on the surface for 15-20 minutes before removal. You can order our standard Maguiars kit through our store if needed. 

IMPORTANT: Make sure not to wax your new paint for at least 12 weeks as this will cause the paint to dull because it has not had enough time to build up the necessary solvents for protection. If you want to spruce up your paint detail before waxing, you can use Meguiars Machine Glaze or 3M Perfect-It Polishing Pad Glaze. Both of these products can be used by hand and cloth and contain no wax ingredients so are safe to use.


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