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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:00 pm 
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I know its a newbie question but i have a 1986 Peugeot with chrome forks with surface rust but also on the frame as well, not too much but enough to be annoying. How do i remove??

also how do i know if my wheel hubs need replacing???

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:15 pm 
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wire wool? but might scratch the finish around it
or put some gt85 on it and then polish it up?


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:48 pm 
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Depends how bad it is DONT use wire wool, use Autosol metal polish just this once, then to maintian it use a gentler polish. Autosal is available at most auto shops. Apply it it using a soft cotton cloth (old T-shirts are good for this).

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:40 am 
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Thought its probably not right :lol: :oops:


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Ive done so much restoration work on old bikes and motorbikes and Ive encountered all kinda stuff like this not always successfully I may add :oops:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:25 pm 
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So what you use??? and hubs?


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:38 pm 
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aldernator wrote:
So what you use??? and hubs?


The polish I like is a bit harder to find and not that cheap but it lasts
OK, I got my last batch off Ebay its called ALU by Belgom.

Give the hubs a good visual check (for cracks) then take the skewer off
and hold the black rubber bit turning it back'n'forwards feeling/listening
for grinding they may need the bearings replaced.


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