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Old 18-04-2018, 11:39 PM   #11
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I don't think its diesel. Its a 2015 Fiesta ST, so assume its a 1.6 petrol
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Old 19-04-2018, 06:53 AM   #12
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Can't get a fiesta st180 diesel lol.
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Old 21-04-2018, 07:53 PM   #13
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Found AS Smart wheels, Tardis, Bilt Hamber Surfex and Iron X - all help before using Britemax twins
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Old 23-04-2018, 04:28 PM   #14
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So, I had a go at tackling these for a customer today, and these are the results. The outer edge of the tailpipes were quite badly corroded and no amount of cleaning/polishing was having any impact other than making the surface smooth. The main parts of the tailpipes were improved by about 90%, which the customer was happy with when you consider how they looked in my original post. Products used were Smart Wheels, Tardis, 0000 steel wool and Autosol
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Old 23-04-2018, 04:32 PM   #15
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Much improved over what they were and if the owner / customer was happy, then all good
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Old 23-04-2018, 04:33 PM   #16
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Another angle
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Old 23-04-2018, 05:08 PM   #17
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Great improvment

Thats a great improvment but they are still nasty looking,

It amazes me a nice car like that 3 years old and thats bad, some people shouldent have nice things if they cant take care of them!!!!

My straight pipe on my 1.9 TDi looks almost as good as when it was put on 4 years ago
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Old 23-04-2018, 06:06 PM   #18
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Had the same on a 3 series I bought.

You can improve them a certain amount but that's it, I doubt they had been cleaned much since new.

I'd buy new ones or depending you could possibly have them powdercoated silver.
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Old 09-05-2018, 08:17 PM   #19
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Wowzer. Neither of my MK7 Fiesta ST tips ever got that bad. My guess is they haven't been touched since new.... They come up lovely and shiney inside and out normally.
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