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post #1 of 3 Old 03-30-2019, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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Motorcycle Armor Jacket

Hello all,does anyone have or know the best way to clean a motorcycle armor jacket.I know not to put it into a washing machine an all but...Looking for like a good cleaning agent an some good steps.
Like how long an wat about the padding underneath the plastic outer shell.I've only had it maybe one riding season an would try an keep it clean but wanna wash it now.

Any good advice or ideas would really help

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Textiles, I wash. Usually by hand in my deep kitchen sink. Take all the armor out, of course. Separate any liners.

I occasionally wash them on the gentle cycle in the machine, every 2-3 years.

The armor I'd only hand wash and air dry. Same thing with helmet liners. Shampoo works really well for that.

Leather, I use a damp cloth and wipe off. Stubborn dirt, a wet paper towel and a few drops of dish soap will be my first attempt. The least aggressive cleaner that will do the job.

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