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Old 03-23-2014, 01:12 AM   #1
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How to clean your exhaust tip?

This might be a weird question, or even a weird thing to do, but I like my exhaust to be shiny and polished.

How would I go about taking care of this mess from over the winter? You can barely make out the "FSWERKS" on it now.





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Old 03-23-2014, 07:41 AM   #2
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Clean first with an old rag and Windex. Follow up with Mothers Metal Polish (you have to make sure the cloth turns black when using metal polish-elsewise you have the wrong metal for the polish).
Alternately, 0000 Steel Wool and butane (lighter fluid).
Some people use brake fluid but that stuff eats paint so if you have a tight clearance like your exhaust it isn't worth the risk.
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Use all purpose cleaner to soak it, followed by #0000 Steel Wool with clay lube, windex, or vinegar. Follow up with metal polish (anything from your local autoparts store should suffice).
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