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Old 05-03-2014, 09:02 PM   #1
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Default What do you guys use to polish your exhaust tips?

Mine turn black pretty fast and after a few washes I noticed they are getting rough and in need of some good polishing.
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Old 05-04-2014, 04:03 AM   #3
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After shining lots of "brightwork" in the Navy many years ago, I've found NEVR-DULL to be perfect for my exhaust tips. I wear disposable nitrile gloves when using it so I don't end up with black polishing residue on my hands/fingers.


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Ditto on the NEVR-DULL works very well.
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SOS/Brillo pad works well for me.
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To help maintain them in between polishes, at each wash I use Chemical Guys All Clean and an old toothbrush.
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Barkeepers Friend works pretty good.
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Collinite No. 850. It's a very fine grit metal polish and wax all in one. Very inexpensive, goes on then right off before it dries, and leaves a wax on the metal that allows a quick wipe with a cloth for months later to remove 99% of any exhaust residue. My polished APR tips look brand new with no scratches using this for years.
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The heat doesn't mess up the wax?
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