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Old 03-03-2007, 11:55 AM   #1
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Do any of you know a good way to clean up the cowbells? I have tried SOS pads with no success.

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dremel with wire wheel brushes
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Is there any kind of cleaner to use with the brush?
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These cowbells are made from cast aluminum.
I suspect yours are corroded and pitted.
Wire wheel or brush to take off the loose stuff and fine sandpaper and a buffing wheel to polish up the end.

If they are lightly dirty with soot, then laquer thinner works well.......just don't get any on your paint.
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Dremel is the only thing that worked for me, even tried oven cleaner but it wouldnt get them shinny.
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I use a low speed buffer wheel with aluminum polish. Then a put a few coats of Zaino on the tips. Usually lasts for 6 months. My tips are removable and I do not know if your tips come off easily.
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I didn't know it was possible to get the bells "shiney." Not sure if I wanna bother or just get new tips.
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Only the end lip face is supposed to be shiney.

I like the Bells. That'* why I kept them even though I replaced the entire stock exhaust. Good and solid and easy to clean up.

Chrome tips look great at first......but after a couple of years, ...unless they are stainless steel.
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