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Old 01-09-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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Polishing a MTB

I have a old mtb that I want to spruce up a bit, what would be a good way to polish it. It's got a few scratches on it, what would you guys suggest?

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Old 01-09-2011, 01:45 PM   #2
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Go over with SRP or something like that? Tis all i do!
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:30 PM   #3
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Yea SRP like the man above sayed' and any scratches buy urself some Meguiars scratch x or any compound really Should remove them
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Old 01-09-2011, 03:56 PM   #4
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i use gtechniq P1 and a tri-foam polish pad, worked a charm on my Orange MTB!

note - Orange by make, not by colour
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Old 08-09-2011, 02:12 PM   #5
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I like to keep my Whyte nice and shiny 'but realistically an MTB should be dirty or else you look like a bit of a *** when you get to the trail centres', according to my mate.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:23 PM   #6
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I like to keep my Whyte nice and shiny 'but realistically an MTB should be dirty or else you look like a bit of a *** when you get to the trail centres', according to my mate.
I'll stick to keeping mine clean
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:39 PM   #7
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I'll stick to keeping mine clean
Same. I pulled my old Azonic out at the start of summer after about 4 years.
A wash down with APC/Shampoo mix, SRP and a coat of Colli and it looked lovely.
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:50 PM   #8
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for my DH bikes its just a liberal spaying with muc off yes its alkaline based and strong but the crap i have stuck to my bikes aint coming off with anything else lol
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:00 PM   #9
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I recently cleaned my road racer with ACF50. I use it on the motorbike so though why not. Did a great job, nice shine, stops dirt sticking and provided corrosion protection.
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:10 PM   #10
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Glad you lot filled in on what you call an mtb , when i first saw the headliner i automatically thought of Motor Torpedo Boat , i guess i am showing my age now .
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