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Since the other "Dust Thread" has gone way off the rails I thought I'd start a new on on dust, because I think there's some interesting discussion to be had.

I ride in a very dusty environment here in Arizona and we get a lot of really fine dust. I have noticed from day 1 that my KRX seems to attract the dust. And I mean that literally. Dust seems to cling to the interior cab plastics. I don't have enough experience with other SxS's so it may be the same in them also. And I've only been here in Arizona since last summer so my experience with desert dirt/dust is limited at best. But that said it sort of seems like there is this static-cling phenomenon going on with the cab plastics.

I'm not talking about dirt/dust getting into the cab because frankly that's going to happen when you're off-roading in an open vehicle. And I'm not talking about how the dust gets in. I'm talking more about how the really fine dust seems to cling to the plastics. Does anyone else experience this clinging dust thing? In my KRX its so bad that even after wiping things down with a damp cloth the dust will still cling to it. It probably sounds dumb but I'm actually wondering if there is some kind of auto-care product I can use that would reduce/eliminate the issue.
 

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It's a good question. My friends that run poly windshields fight this constantly. I've seen some of them start treating their poly with static guard. It seems to help a bunch. I have no idea if it works on interior parts though.
 

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Since the other "Dust Thread" has gone way off the rails I thought I'd start a new on on dust, because I think there's some interesting discussion to be had.

I ride in a very dusty environment here in Arizona and we get a lot of really fine dust. I have noticed from day 1 that my KRX seems to attract the dust. And I mean that literally. Dust seems to cling to the interior cab plastics. I don't have enough experience with other SxS's so it may be the same in them also. And I've only been here in Arizona since last summer so my experience with desert dirt/dust is limited at best. But that said it sort of seems like there is this static-cling phenomenon going on with the cab plastics.

I'm not talking about dirt/dust getting into the cab because frankly that's going to happen when you're off-roading in an open vehicle. And I'm not talking about how the dust gets in. I'm talking more about how the really fine dust seems to cling to the plastics. Does anyone else experience this clinging dust thing? In my KRX its so bad that even after wiping things down with a damp cloth the dust will still cling to it. It probably sounds dumb but I'm actually wondering if there is some kind of auto-care product I can use that would reduce/eliminate the issue.

I use SC1 to shine up my krx after I wash it, but that stuff attracts dust like a magnet. So there’s a trade of. I you find something that doesn’t attract dust, but works like SC1 please let me know. When it’s dry, I’m gonna be covered in dust. I just hope to be in the front of the riding group.
 

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It's a good question. My friends that run poly windshields fight this constantly. I've seen some of them start treating their poly with static guard. It seems to help a bunch. I have no idea if it works on interior parts though.

I’ve been using pledge furniture polish on my poly front window. Works good to get rid of streaks and water spots.
 

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My dealer used Pledge to make it look shiny and while that works to make it look good, it attracts dust pretty badly. It's taken awhile to eventually wash that off and dust doesn't collect as much, but yes it still collects.

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Lucas Slick Mist cleans things up nicely. I started a "how do you clean your KRX." Thread a while back and got a couple of replies giving it a thumbs up.

What I do

Pressure wash the interior with hot water

Soap Cannon the interior

Pressure rinse

Air dry usually

Use the Lucas Slick Mist on all plastic wipe off with rag. Rewipe with a dry rag. It made my P1000 look like new and I don't clean it much at it is a work horse. Makes the KRX shine.Haven't found anything that keeps dust off the 1/2 windshield.
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I can't speak for everyone but the dust issue has nothing to do with getting dirty or having to clean up my machine. That's gonna happen, it's just part of it.
My issue with the dust is that it's pretty excessive and I wear contacts, don't really want to have to wear goggles all the time. Not to mention how much dust you inhale.
I've been doing what I can to seal things up and it's helped a little.

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This is what I do with my 74 dodge challenger so it doesn't get dirty/dusty... 1... pull in the garage 2.. park it... 3...cover it..4... don't drive it. I was wondering what I could do to keep grass clippings from getting on my mower while mowing.. ideas?

Well duh, that’s easy. Don’t cut the grass. Who wastes time on that anyway? What’s your hints on staying clean and not having to shower everyday?
 

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Lucas Slick Mist cleans things up nicely. I started a "how do you clean your KRX." Thread a while back and got a couple of replies giving it a thumbs up.

What I do

Pressure wash the interior with hot water

Soap Cannon the interior

Pressure rinse

Air dry usually

Use the Lucas Slick Mist on all plastic wipe off with rag. Rewipe with a dry rag. It made my P1000 look like new and I don't clean it much at it is a work horse. Makes the KRX shine.Haven't found anything that keeps dust off the 1/2 windshield. View attachment 3463

What’s your soap choice in the soap cannon? I’m assuming that’s the foaming sprayer that coats the krx with soap suds?
 

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This is what I do with my 74 dodge challenger so it doesn't get dirty/dusty... 1... pull in the garage 2.. park it... 3...cover it..4... don't drive it. I was wondering what I could do to keep grass clippings from getting on my mower while mowing.. ideas?


Now that made me laugh... :)





It's a good question. My friends that run poly windshields fight this constantly. I've seen some of them start treating their poly with static guard. It seems to help a bunch. I have no idea if it works on interior parts though.

On a more serious note I kind of like the idea of the static guard stuff. Think I'll give that a try.
 

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I got this from amazon.....it seems to work OK. Doesn't leave bad water marks. Haven't tried any others yet. It was cheap at the time. Naturally, my wife asked why I bought it when she has a few gallons of some brand she likes stashed. 🤔

I told her it was special KRX wash. I got the look.


 

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I’ve tried many things in the past 5 years and nothing works as good as slick products. I get many compliments on how good my machine looks and then they ask what I use. I use slick off road wash and their shine protectant after it’s dry. Makes it look amazing and DOES NOT attract dust whatsoever.
 

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I just use and air compressor to blow out the dust and hit it with a foam cannon and then pressure wash it off. But when I rode dirtbikes and I wanted it clean nothing beat Hondabrite.
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I use SC1

works great for me, after cleaning I coat inside and out. It makes next cleaning easier as most everything slides right off.
Dust u can just use a leaf blower...

yes expensive but, makes it look brand new after cleaning. Love to shine it and roll off trailer for all to see.
Amazon u can buy 8 cans and price per each gets cheaper.
Just what I use.
 

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Ok dammit.... I don't normally give out my secrets when it comes to detailing but, this seems to be a serious concern for off road cars here it is... I have used these for over 20 yrs to detail show bikes and also all my off road toys, my daily driver and my show car. THIS is the real deal guys and I'm not kidding ..anti static and everything.. repels dust etc etc... The Honda pro is hard to find unless you order it.. I used to buy it at any local MC store.. the original I can find at 1 MC dealership.. they are the EXACT same thing. Trust me...use this shit and you'll never use anything else... Safe on all surfaces... Again...I have used these for over 20 yrs and is all I use on ever vehicle I own.. use microfabric towels. ignore the amsoil
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Ok dammit.... I don't normally give out my secrets when it comes to detailing but, this seems to be a serious concern for off road cars here it is... I have used these for over 20 yrs to detail show bikes and also all my off road toys, my daily driver and my show car. THIS is the real deal guys and I'm not kidding ..anti static and everything.. repels dust etc etc... The Honda pro is hard to find unless you order it.. I used to buy it at any local MC store.. the original I can find at 1 MC dealership.. they are the EXACT same thing. Trust me...use this shit and you'll never use anything else... Safe on all surfaces... Again...I have used these for over 20 yrs and is all I use on ever vehicle I own.. ignore the amsoil View attachment 3467
Will try
Thanks for share.
 

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How about this product?:cool:
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