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Old 29-08-2017, 07:33 PM   #1
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What has happened?

My grill and numberplate have both got a milky cloudy staining on them that I can't shift.
What's caused this?
Does anyone have any suggestions how to remove it?




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Old 29-08-2017, 07:38 PM   #2
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Have you used a TFR or something similar on it? looks like something has dried on the surface and maybe corroded/etched into the grill
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Old 31-08-2017, 10:29 AM   #3
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Have you used a TFR or something similar on it? looks like something has dried on the surface and maybe corroded/etched into the grill
That's my guess as well, as product dries the water evaporates and it becomes more concentrated. You need to be careful on hot days or when washing in the dun.

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Old 31-08-2017, 10:42 AM   #4
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Tardis?
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:00 AM   #5
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I can't see how that can be rectified, especially the Kidney grille, very difficult to get access to properly remove the staining, if at all. Looks quite bad.



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Old 31-08-2017, 11:21 AM   #6
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You may be able to remove some of it with a mild acid (eg vinegar, or Koch Chemie FSE) if the product to blame has left any mineral deposits. And there's the possibility you may be able to polish the grille to lessen the appearance of the marks (something mild like Menzerna metal polishing cream). But to get it back to "as new" I suspect you'll need to replace the part.
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:37 AM   #7
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Def looks like TFR damage or maybe MUCKOFF etc.
What did you use on it?
Did you leave the product too long?
Did you do it in the sun?

I would say you won't get the grill back to new sadly. Time for a new grill.
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:55 AM   #8
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try acetone , a little on a mf . The number plate is cheap to replace , kidney grills aren't cheap.
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Old 31-08-2017, 01:13 PM   #9
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It looks like Tardis has been left on. If you can't get the grilles sorted, you'll be able to pick up a new set on eBay for around 20 quid.

Hope you get sorted.

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TFR or even a strong snowfoam ??

What have you used ? whatever looks to have dried onto the grill and number plate ?
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