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Old 09-01-2011, 01:08 AM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Cleaning Exhaust Tips After Headers??

Since I put the headers on my tips have been blackening with the quickness any ideas besides fine steel wool?
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Steel wool is the best method I know of. What compound are you using? What kind of exhaust tips?
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Default Re: Cleaning Exhaust Tips After Headers??

If they are chrome tips, there is a chrome polish called "No. 7" chrome polish...it works really well.
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That is why Im going with black mufflers after I get my headers on.
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Steel wool is the best method I know of. What compound are you using? What kind of exhaust tips?

They are the Nismo catback tips and just using soapy water and steel wool at the moment.
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Eagle one(never dull) works really well for me.
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I used to use this stuff called S100. Its a chrome cleaner/soap. It comes with a course type of a sponge. It works great. You only place Ive been able to find it is at Harley Davidson dealers. A little pricy but works very well.
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They are the Nismo catback tips and just using soapy water and steel wool at the moment.
A former member used Windex and steel wool. I tried it a while back. It wasn't quick, but it worked well. I have the nismo exhaust too.
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