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    How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    I have a 85 Fleetwood Brougham in real good shape, but wanted to make the chrome really shine and stand-out. What are some good (or the best) products to use and the what is the best/correct way to clean chrome? I want my grill and everything to stand out.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Do a search for chrome polish and you'll find lots of good advice!

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Quote Originally Posted by brougham
    Do a search for chrome polish and you'll find lots of good advice!
    Okay thanks

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Most of your trim is not chrome so it will never be as shiny as chrome, I think most of it is stainless or aluminum, which can still be polished somewhat.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Someone on this board suggested to me when i asked the same question to use Nevr Dull. Comes in a small silver can available at most auto stores. Got mine at pep boys for 4 or 5 dollars. Goes on very easy like a wax and easy to remove. Just follow directions but you will be very happy with the results. Makes my wheels shine. Good luck.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    I used steel wool on my 79 and that really worked. I hade small rust spots on the bumpers and it came right off with steel wool and made it shine. At night the bumpers lit up the road they were so shiny . Just be careful not to slip and touch the paint.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Go to a Harley shop and get some Simichrome polish. Works great on most metals.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Quote Originally Posted by burekv
    Someone on this board suggested to me when i asked the same question to use Nevr Dull. Comes in a small silver can available at most auto stores. Got mine at pep boys for 4 or 5 dollars. Goes on very easy like a wax and easy to remove. Just follow directions but you will be very happy with the results. Makes my wheels shine. Good luck.
    NevrDull works well on stainless steel, also. I saw it at my local Wal-Mart last week.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Quote Originally Posted by inmycadillac
    I used steel wool on my 79 and that really worked. I hade small rust spots on the bumpers and it came right off with steel wool and made it shine. At night the bumpers lit up the road they were so shiny . Just be careful not to slip and touch the paint.
    Dumb question, but do I use like an SOS pad or a plain steel wool pad?

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Quote Originally Posted by LOWCOSBIGBODY
    Most of your trim is not chrome so it will never be as shiny as chrome, I think most of it is stainless or aluminum, which can still be polished somewhat.
    So is my 85 chrome, stainless steel or what? I don't know the difference. Hey, been poor whole life and just now understanding basic car shi..stuff

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    uppin for the last 2 questions to be answered.

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    Exclamation Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    Quote Originally Posted by 216caddypimp
    Dumb question, but do I use like an SOS pad or a plain steel wool pad?
    Plain steel wool pad, brah.

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    Re: How Can I Make The Chrome Shine

    there ia a poilsh call BLUE CHROME exc stuffi use it on my bike and 71 bird with tons of chrome

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