<VV> Chrome

FrankDuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Mon May 25 22:47:19 EDT 2020

First, what chrome? Only the bumpers and emblems are chrome AFAIK.

The majority of brite stuff is aluminum. Such as headlamp "doors", 
rocker molding, cove moldings, etc.

OK, taillamp trim is also chrome on late models.

This may sound nuts, but if the chrome is in bad shape, first step is 
polishing with a ball of aluminum foil and water. Then another polish.

If the aluminum is dull, first remove the anodizing..... then polish. 
See Richard's great article on how to do this:


Frank DuVal

On 5/25/2020 8:47 PM, Richard via VirtualVairs wrote:
> Now that I've removed most of the chrome from my soon to be painted 66 convertible, is there anything besides steel wool that will bring back SOME shine? That stuff Jay Leno recommends ain't worth squat.. Can I soak in it something like vinegar or baking soda? I'm always told either vinegar or baking soda fixes everything. Richard Simoff
> Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE Droid

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