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Old 11-10-2010, 05:46 PM
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Default How do i bring back my chrome bumpers

My chrome bumpers have probably never been cleaned and i'd like to make them shine again any tip/ products i could use to clean them?

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Old 11-10-2010, 05:49 PM
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that mothers mag polish is fantastic for chrome. I have used it on my diamondplate tool box also, it cleaned that up like new!
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Old 11-10-2010, 11:08 PM
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#0000 steel wool

i swear by that stuff.....made my cruddy side mirriors and window trim on my 1st gen look like new


after its cleaned up and shiny, i seal it with Nu Finish car polish
i know its different but that stuff is amazing on chrome
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Old 11-11-2010, 09:14 AM
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depends on how bad it is... if there is pitting in the chrome, no product will get rid of it fully, if it is just cloudy/scratched up you can clean them up with a dedicated chrome product (any meguiar's/mothers chrome polish will work just fine, you can also do an aluminum polish). If it's really bad, then use 0000 steel wool, available at any hardware store, when using it, I generally wet the wool with a quick detailing spray as well as the surface (much like a clay bar) and got o town. Then polish with any of the above mentioned products with either a 4 inch pad on a dual action polisher, or a power ball, then simply finish off with wax/sealant of your choice.

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Old 11-11-2010, 09:52 AM
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Default Re: How do i bring back my chrome bumpers

and if you need to get it re-chromed it cost about 200 bucks . I have used steel wool and then follow up with the chrome polish when I had chrome bumpers
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Old 11-11-2010, 10:09 AM
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#0000 steel wool as thestig stated, add a lil dish soap to it, you can use a s.o.s pad, but you have to be careful, VERY VERY light pressure, as its extremely abrasive and will scratch.. once you get it clean, use some chrome polish, then apply a coat of good wax to protect it
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:04 AM
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NEVRDULL is pretty good, you have to work your ass off but it makes it nice. I used that alot for refinishing chrome on bikes I detail
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Old 11-12-2010, 07:26 AM
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thanks guys
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