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Old 23-04-2017, 09:01 AM   #1
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Mini Cooper s exhaust

Hope this is in the right place, well it is for advice!! Recently got an r56 mcs and am loving it, its in good condition but the only thing letting it down is the tailpipes. What's people's suggestions, I've got fallout remover (tried), wheel cleaner(tried), tar remover, old bottle of ag metal polish and a clay mitt. I have got a dremel with the felt polishing pads so was thinking of using that with the metal polish, sound like a good idea?

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Old 23-04-2017, 09:22 AM   #2
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Try Autosol from Halfords and a MF cloth first but you can use very wire wool and autosol together, then some people use a ceramic coating but if your not using the coating for anything else then it's a bit expensive just for your tips.
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Old 23-04-2017, 11:14 AM   #3
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As above Autosol and some wire wool should bring it back up a treat.
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I have a milltek system on my r53 cooper s.

Polished it yesterday with wilkos fine wirewool and a paint polish lol.

unfortunately didn't have any metal polish or autosol which I like to use.

Came up a treat though! did the tailpipes and back boxes was tempted to go further under the car and do the midsection
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Old 23-04-2017, 12:42 PM   #5
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If you look underneath the trims there might be a grub screw that holds them onto the exhaust(our mcs coupe has them) if you can get the trims off you will them easier to clean.
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Autosol and 000 grade wire wool then microfibres and some meguires metal polish, works a treat!


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Thanks everyone for your replies, I work with a couple of plumbers and will see what type of wire wool they have, if not I'll pick some up as this seems to be the way forward!
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Of all else fails, bin them and buy some new ones for about £50
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Father in law has the wire wool, just need to collect some autosol this week and give that a go, I tried my dremel with a felt type pad and that did do some good but they wear down to quickly!!


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If you can remove them from car it will be a doddle with autosol, I just used a microfibre and mine came up great.
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