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Old 11-18-2019, 04:50 PM
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Default Metal polishing products?

Hello!

I have a 1970's Supra with the usual pitting, flaking. I have heard tinfoil and coca cola can clean it up nicely. Also, tin foil with baking soda and water.

What would be a good compound to use on chrome other than the tinfoil method?

Also I just read another thread about NOB. I just got a 30's Ludwig&Ludwig 14x6.5 pioneer I want to clean/polish and I don't want to screw up!

I bought some nevr dull and have read good reviews for it on nickel. I've read autosol metal polish is good too.

I know you have to soak with soap (dawn), gently wash/dry then polish with soft cloth (cotton).

Any info would be appreciated! I'll post a few pics of the Pioneer!
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Old 11-18-2019, 05:22 PM
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+1 for Neverdull...Great wadding compound...I use it to remove glue/sticker residue as well...

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Old 11-18-2019, 05:37 PM
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Autosol metal polish for me... adds a good level of protection also..

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Old 11-18-2019, 09:39 PM
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I use Evaporust for parts that are annoying to deal with (strainers and such).


But for shells and lugs I use Quick-Glo (The fine version) it's amazing.
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Old 11-18-2019, 11:12 PM
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Thanks all!
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:59 AM
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I've had great results on all surfaces with Flitz metal polish.
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Old 11-19-2019, 10:11 AM
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The best thing there is for metal Polishing is Paste Rouge. It is a buffing Compound that removes all dirt and debris from metal and last longer than any of the liquids and commercial polishing agents. It come for different metal in different grades so when you buy make sure it for the metal of your drum if brass make sure you buy it for brass. Here You can see how I have worked on a drum that look like crap and how it came out in befor and after Photos
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Old 11-19-2019, 04:27 PM
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Very nice! Thanks for the tip. I'll look for this product
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Old 11-20-2019, 11:02 AM
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Very nice! Thanks for the tip. I'll look for this product
You find this product at any home depot or lowes Hardwares use with a drill and make sure you do it in the outdoors due to dirt it will produce
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Old 11-20-2019, 07:25 PM
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Spray 409 and wipe down with soft cloth.Use plenty of elbow grease!
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