So in a sense it may not do damage to the paint, but it’s certainly doing more than just cleaning it. For some people it's one of the pleasures of owning a motorcycle.
With this being said, I'm NOT POSITIVE ANY OF THIS WILL WORK. Do yourself (and your matte finish) a favor and get a no-shine matte motorcycle wash soap that uses no fillers, no … Just keep the paint surface (ie the bike) clean and it should look after itself. Do not use any regular waxes, sealants and polishes, they are by default meant for glossy surfaces. To paint your motorcycle, first remove the parts you want to paint and sand them down. Cleaning a matte finish is simple and much like cleaning a glossy finish. Matte Rule #2: No mechanical means of cleaning Never use any mechanical or automated means of cleaning your matte paint. Basically it boils down to NEVER buffing your matte paint, and NEVER taking it to an automatic motorcycle wash. The honda stuff is in my cupboard with 2 cans of mr sheen. To find out how to best maintain the cool look of these expensive paint jobs, we asked BMW, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz for tips on cleaning their cars' matte paint … Comes with Matte Body Wash for regular washes, Matte Final Finish for touch-ups, Matte Paint Cleanser for spot cleaning and Matte Paint Coating for protection.
Joined: May 5, 2014 Messages: 68 Likes Received: 6 Location: Tarzana Type of Motorcycle Currently Riding: 2014 Highball Custom Cotailed. Victory Motorcycles: Motorcycle Forums. If you got your car or motorcycle painted matte in a booth by a third-party, I recommend making sure they put on a matte clear coat over the pigment layer of paint. Body shop technicians find Wipe Down indispensible for removing oil and dust residue generated when buffing. First of all, I got the simoniez treatment at the dealership. With that in mind you need to be very careful when dealing with matte finishes. I know I cannot wax a matte finish but I am concerned that over time the matte finish will degrade? If your motorcycle is equipped with a windshield, clean it with a soft cloth and plenty of warm water. Dry it with a soft clean cloth. How do you clean matte paint on a motorcycle? Designed specifically for motorcycles with a matte finish (a.k.a Suede, Denim, Smoke), Rat Wax cleans and protects in one easy step. Clean your bike the same as you would if it had metallic paintwork; the difference is the finishing product.
You cannot polish a matte finish or it will ruin the matte effect. As you now know, you can most certainly protect matte paint – using dish soap to clean the motorcycle will weaken the bond of any sealant or substance on the painted surface of your motorcycle.