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Old 08-29-2016, 06:30 AM   #1
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The outside door hinges look like they are corroding, getting bumps on them. I haven't polished chrome with any other then wax in ages. I know some of you PNW folks are boat owners and must have some tips on cleaning these things up. What works these days?
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:41 AM   #2
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The outside door hinges look like they are corroding, getting bumps on them. I haven't polished chrome with any other then wax in ages. I know some of you PNW folks are boat owners and must have some tips on cleaning these things up. What works these days?
Hi: padlin... I use this. Autosol.com Truckers buy Auto Sol Metal Polish in the quart size... I buy the tubes. It won't stop the bumps... but makes 'em shine!!! Alf
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:46 AM   #3
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You can also use what Harley owners use, "Nev-R-Dull" a wadding material impregnated with cleaner/polisher for all the "Chrome" on a Harley.
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Thanks folks.
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OK, We had her out to the coast last week and she got a bit of salt air on her. So today was bath day. Already had a good coat of Maguire's, so a wash and dry was all that was necessary. Going to visit relatives tomorrow, and we wanted her to look her best:
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She's such a ham! Look at her pose!
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Do you have the foam underneath or did you also wash the frame?
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Hi: padlin... I use this. Autosol.com Truckers buy Auto Sol Metal Polish in the quart size... I buy the tubes. It won't stop the bumps... but makes 'em shine!!! Alf
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You can also use what Harley owners use, "Nev-R-Dull" a wadding material impregnated with cleaner/polisher for all the "Chrome" on a Harley.
If you have seen my Boler you will know I am a polishing fanatic. Auto Sol is my standard for maintaining the shine, Nev-R-Dull is great from touch-up and quick fixes on the road. Both very good polishes
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Do you have the foam underneath or did you also wash the frame?
Jim, We do have the foam underneath. I washed as far as I could reach of the foam, and the entire exposed rear bumper and front tongue. I don't like that salt air to sit too long.
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I don't like that salt air to sit too long.
how do you think we feel? We live AT the coast! oh well nothing lasts forever. It's a tool not a jewel!

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