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Offline Blikkies1

Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #40 on: April 08, 2021, 10:10:43 am »
Think I'm becoming obsessed with this process, as soon as I see the slightest improvement with a new method, I start everything over.
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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #41 on: April 08, 2021, 10:48:43 am »
Looks great !!!!
 

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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #42 on: April 08, 2021, 11:16:38 am »
Looking good  :thumleft:
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« Reply #43 on: April 08, 2021, 11:47:01 am »
Good luck
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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #44 on: April 08, 2021, 07:34:57 pm »
Think I'm becoming obsessed with this process, as soon as I see the slightest improvement with a new method, I start everything over.
And, pray tell, what is the latest method ?
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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #45 on: April 08, 2021, 07:54:38 pm »
Blikkies that looks amazing, where did you get Alusol? I looked online now and there doesnt seem to be anyone stocking it locally


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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #46 on: April 08, 2021, 08:29:57 pm »
I'll be applying this method on the rest of the applicable bike bits - steel and uluminium but not chrome. Lightly buff surface with a sanding wheel in a drill to remove the corrosion and smooth out pitting, follow up with hand applied 1000 grit sandpaper and then 1200 grit in a single direction(not circles) to remove the sanding wheel marks, smooth out any residue with fine steelwool, this still leaves the surface dull, I wipe on Autosol and then shine it up with a cloth buffing wheel in a drill, the wheel is like 15 slices of denim stuck together and I got it at Builder's, Autosol from Midas. Lots of work but well worth the effort.
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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #47 on: April 08, 2021, 08:45:21 pm »
I'll be applying this method on the rest of the applicable bike bits - steel and uluminium but not chrome. Lightly buff surface with a sanding wheel in a drill to remove the corrosion and smooth out pitting, follow up with hand applied 1000 grit sandpaper and then 1200 grit in a single direction(not circles) to remove the sanding wheel marks, smooth out any residue with fine steelwool, this still leaves the surface dull, I wipe on Autosol and then shine it up with a cloth buffing wheel in a drill, the wheel is like 15 slices of denim stuck together and I got it at Builder's, Autosol from Midas. Lots of work but well worth the effort.
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Re: Chrome Restoration?
« Reply #48 on: April 08, 2021, 08:57:17 pm »
Autolsol + Elbow Grease  :thumleft: (you can also use a Scotchbrite pad gently with the Autosol on the more serious parts).

PS. MEGUIAR'S NXT ALL METAL POLISH is also amazing shite.
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