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Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by Sonic1506 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:57 pm

What's the best stuff to use? I used to use Autogylm Metal Polish when I had polished TT Comps on my Ibiza but not sure if I can use this on my exhaust tail pipes?

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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by Anish1993 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:12 pm

Loool polishing away already..

Will auto sol not suffice?

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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by Sonic1506 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:44 pm

Anish1993 wrote:Loool polishing away already.. Image

Will auto sol not suffice?
I like a clean car ;).

Not a fan of Auto Sol. Tons of people rave about it but I think it's rubbish compared to Autoglym Metal Polish. When I used it on my comps it dimmed the metal and didn't give it as good a polish/shine compared to Autoglym. Meguiars Metal Polish is also good.

Just not sure if I can use Megs/Autoglym on my SS Exhaust/Tips or if there is something better out there.

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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by essiii » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:48 pm

I use the meguiars metal polish on my stainless exhaust.

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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by RyanT » Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:53 pm

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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by dj_troopa » Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:53 pm

Megs Metal Polish will be fine. You'll need to give it a few polishes and will start coming up nicely. Just remember to flip the cloth and use a clean side every time you buff the polish off.

It smells great too :mrgreen:
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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by dj_troopa » Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:55 pm

Autosol is too abrasive and cuts back too much, hence the dull polished look.
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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by Woody95 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:04 pm

I use meguiars on clients cars ant it's okay, but when I get round to it I'm going to order the britemax metal twins as they get raved reviews!

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Post by scrounger » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:33 pm

Britemax twins for me. Awesome cleaning power
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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by robsaboy » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:48 pm

Very fine wire wool used with polish a will help remove corrosion without scratching: http://www.screwfix.com/p/liberon-steel ... fine/5196f" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I use Silvo wadding too as its mild.
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Re: Polishing Stainless Steel Exhaust

Post by Sonic1506 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:50 pm

Thanks everyone :).

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