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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-14-2006, 04:16 AM Thread Starter
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How to avoid leather scuff marks?

I clean, polish, wax after everyride but I still find that the scuff marks are slowly getting worse.
I have only done about 2,000Kms so far.
I am using Mcguires dry wash, polish and wax.

I also have some scuff marks from the pillion getting on and off.

Am I too picky? What does everyone else do to combat it? Or what do you use?
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I'm afraid this comes with the riding. you rub leather on a painted metal and it will give marks...

You can stick tankfoil on it, but that also looks bad after a while.

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Yeah one of my friends rides with leather trousers and either side of his tank looks sh!t!

We have Draggin denims with protection in them and denim doesn't mark the duco!
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If you ride Nekkid you get knackered!
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Now I'm sad, thought someone might have an answer.

I'll have to think about it some more
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Gazzman,
Must be cold in jeans in Tassie

I just came back from a holliday in NZ and noticed how many people aren't riding bikes
Ohly, a few scooters around towns.
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I saw Glarepro posted this link. I think it may be his company? Maybe this polish my help?

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May be better leathers...?

Mine leave very little scuff marks. And when they do, they are easily removed with a cleaner. I also give the tank a little coat of wax.

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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-15-2006, 09:58 AM
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Use a lightly abrasive polish like Zaino ZPC or Griotts fine polish to really cut through the scratches. Work slow and careful. It will take a lot of passes but slowly the scuffing will begin to fade out. Try some different products. Glare is fantastic. Most of the car websites I have searched say Zaino is the best out there. I just ordered the kit. At $90 it is not cheap, but $90 never killed anybody either.

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