Opinons - Aluminum Polishing Tips Needed

Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by tdj45, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. tdj45

    tdj45 Member

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    what is the best methods and cleaners/polish for making aluminum engine parts look like chrome.
     
  2. robermv32

    robermv32 Active Member

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    I used to use Semi-Chrome polish on a soft buffer wheel attached to a 1/4 inch electric drill. You'll learn how much pressure is best by the results you see.
     
  3. Bailey

    Bailey Member

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    Same here!!!
     
  4. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    Semi-Chrome with a buffing wheel, unless I really want to get fancy then jewelers rouge, starting out with a courser grit working to a finer one.
    Chrome last so much longer and is so so so much easier, but does not have that warmth of a polished metal.
     
  5. ron1978

    ron1978 Active Member

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    i use mother's aluminum polish, it does good.
     
  6. B-1B_Guy

    B-1B_Guy Junior Member

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    I like semichrome. I've used Mothers as well, it's a good product too.
     
  7. roadkingjohnny

    roadkingjohnny Member

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    i like the product called NEVERDULL.
     
  8. tdj45

    tdj45 Member

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    where do you get semi chrome polish. never heard of it
     
  9. Davidw2415

    Davidw2415 Senior Member

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    Check you local HD dealer. All of them around me stock it. Or go to the link below. You could probably do a search on Amazon.com to check for better prices.
     
  10. Mattman4403

    Mattman4403 Junior Member

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    After you finish with the semi chrome, use some flour (like you make bread with) to clean it up. it will show anywhere you have any residue left over.