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Old 02-26-2008, 12:11 AM   #11
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Eagle 1 tire and wheel cleaner. No scrubbing. Spray, wait one minute, then rinse and wipe.
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Here are a couple of good pics after I cleaned them this past summer
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ok so after all this time iv yet to clean these tips as good as i want to

so i read the easy off stuff and it say DO NOT USE ON CHROME.........

so did you delude it with water or something so it dont eat the chrome. every oven cleaner i saw says dont use on chrome.

i did try chrome polish and its not getting all the carbon off. and their pretty bad right now.
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1) Soak a rag with all-wheel cleaner, then wrap the rag around the tips, then walk away for a bit.

2) Mr. Clean Magic Eraser pads. That'* all I need to say.

3) Follow up with Wenol metal polish. I think that stuff is WAY better than Mothers or Megs cleaners.
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to break up the real gritty stuff I have used a really worn green scratchy pad and wd40 it breaks the stuff up really well but you cant push to hard or youll scratch but follow that with some polish and see what ya think
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ok thanks guys ill give it a try tomarrow and ill repost with the results and what i did. cuz im done working on the car today. spent most the day doing the interior
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This thread reminded me that I had to polish my tips. On the 04 Bonny the ovals just pull off after you loosen up the clamp bolt. Nice design but I need a tip that sets off the rest of the car. Need to save up for this mod.

The first picture shows the tips after a winter of use along with the polishing compound and the three polishing wheels that I use. For the most part all you see on the car is the lip of the tips. I use 3 polishing wheels. First I use a sisal wheel followed up with a denim wheel. The final shine is with a hard cotton wheel.

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Here is an out of focus picture of my buffing machine. I think it is older than I am. The cost was free so I continue to use it.

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Here is the final picture. A much needed improvement. From start to finish the project took just over an hour.

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not too bad
looks good

yea mine where all pitted so mine dont look so good and i scuffed the innter part alittle but not to big of a deal i plan to replace then sooner or later but i like my tiips that i have now.
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1) Soak a rag with all-wheel cleaner, then wrap the rag around the tips, then walk away for a bit.

2) Mr. Clean Magic Eraser pads. That'* all I need to say.

3) Follow up with Wenol metal polish. I think that stuff is WAY better than Mothers or Megs cleaners.
and when youre done, the magic eraser is great on the dash, and getting rid of that nasty buildup on the door rests and stuff
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