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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:14 pm 
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...and er, some GT85, a wire brush, some wire wool, lots of water, some Brasso, a couple of cloths, some grease, a few tools and a pot of coffee!

'before'
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... 'after'
some hours later, the sun even came out to help the photo!
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YES, I KNOW I MISSED A BIT (OR TWO!!) :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:21 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:24 pm 
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did the logo not survive? I have one if you need it :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:52 pm 
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Great work - no pain no gain!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:23 pm 
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duplicate :oops:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:23 pm 
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good work. nothing beats an hour or two polishing one's rim


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:09 pm 
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hubgearfreak wrote:
good work. nothing beats an hour or two polishing one's rim


Ah the innuendo.

Makes me ill.

Nice work with the wheels tho!

Will wire wool shift rust from chromed parts??


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:14 pm 
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fingers wrote:
hubgearfreak wrote:
good work. nothing beats an hour or two polishing one's rim


Ah the innuendo.

Makes me ill.

Nice work with the wheels tho!

Will wire wool shift rust from chromed parts??


IMO used with care(!) a stiff wire brush cannot be beaten as the first stage of a wheel refurb... esp. inside the rims and where the spokes meet the hub flanges


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:39 am 
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Good and worthwhile efforts! 8)


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