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d-r125 said:
haha its a english saying... it means alot of hard work muscle and time scrubbing etc
Aaah, haha x) yeah havent really tryed THAT much getting it clean x) one thing more.. i have a tube of autosol chrome polish. Shall i chrome my exhaust? Whats your apinion?

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I've seen it done a few times before, looks really good on red bikes, not sure about black. Can't remember seeing any
 

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Yes!

Makes sure it's cooled down sufficiently before hand ;)
 

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Chrome polish I have used does not work on the alu.

I use some autoglym metal polish and it comes up really nice! You don't even need to put in too much effort!

(Just remember to take the end cap off the exhaust first! lol) *clicky* *clicky*

The small tube would be enough for maybe 2 or 3 times. (You will probs need about 3 coats 1st time), then just do it again when it starts to go dull.

I went for the big bottle, as I have used it about 7 times, and there is still 1/2 a bottle left!
 
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This pic sort of shows you what it is like, but it is much better in the flesh! (It was a bit over-cast on that day)
 

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Just do it man! Honestly, it makes it look like a completly new can!

You know the nut up on the yoke? You will get the same finish as that! It looks mint!
 

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Take a look at the on the other forum *clicky* There are some better photos there than mine! lol
 

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Good Man!! Trust me... you will not regret it! Just remember to take the black 'cap' off of the exhaust first.

I found, if you do 'swirly' motions (round in circles), you can sometimes see it when the sun is on it right, so if you go with the 'grain' of the aluminium (you will see it up close). So polish in straight lines, paralell with the exhaust. It looks better like that!
 

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Before you do it, beware that you will probably heve to polish it (with the metal polish) every few months, just to give it the extra shine!
 

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I polished mine last week but I'm not really a fan.

You reckon you could wrap it?

Would look sweet wrapped in carbon but the heat might be a problem.
 
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