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Old 22-11-2011, 08:54 PM   #1
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Exclamation advice on cleaning me exhaust please...

as above...iv got alot of the crap off...

but there some really stubborn hard on tar bits..and like staining/ghosting on the steel...

so far i have used...

wire wool
brillo pad
scower pad
g101
auto glyn tar remover
mr muscle oven cleaner
nail varnish remover...

and im now finding it hard to remove above mentioned...

i dont have and machines or owt..all by hand im afraid...

any advice/tips?

thanks,H
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Old 22-11-2011, 08:55 PM   #2
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britemax twins? works well surprised wire wool never shifted it though.
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Old 22-11-2011, 08:59 PM   #3
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as above for my final clean..

I either start with wire wool or a dremmel, and mothers metal polish...

but the britemax twins are really good IMO

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Old 22-11-2011, 09:09 PM   #4
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thanks for replies guys...

the wire wool i thought was naff tbh...

is that stuff deffo going to move it? i got told to use thinners aswell?

i'll have to see what pennies are spare for that kit (damn christmas coming up)
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Old 22-11-2011, 09:11 PM   #5
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may need several hits with tar remover, tbh i can't see another metal polish shifting tar when a dedicated products has'nt (yet)..
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Old 22-11-2011, 09:17 PM   #6
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may need several hits with tar remover, tbh i can't see another metal polish shifting tar when a dedicated products has'nt (yet)..
its both right on the very bottom lip of the tip of the exhaust...

i have also soaked some cottan wool pads in tar remover and left them placed over said areas for 20 mins..and it did nothing
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Old 22-11-2011, 09:25 PM   #7
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I am surprised as I said on CV fella, that the pads soaked didn't even soften the tar...might be worth trying it again and "picking" at the spots.

Bin the Magnex and get a double D
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I am surprised as I said on CV fella, that the pads soaked didn't even soften the tar...might be worth trying it again and "picking" at the spots.

Bin the Magnex and get a double D
i shall try again tomorrow night....i will not be defeated

then just the stains/gohsting to sort

sod that..i wanted this style back box only....
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For the staining, either the aforementioned Britemax twins or good old fashioned Autosol Works wonders on my derv stained exhaust
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I cleaned my Powerflow exhaust up with the Britemax Twins and Wirewool and a metal buffing pad on the end of a drill and that worked superb. Another gadget that worked well was a tool called the Sonic Scrubber and I got the mini Scouring pads with it that work, plus its worth having as you get a selection of brushes too that are very good on Alloys with stubbern muck in hard to reach places
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