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    G'day.

    My exhaust tip is so black it blends in with the bumper insert, it's bad to the point of I'm not sure it's possible to get a shine back on it. What would you guys recommend to have a go with? And as a side note, is it possible to remove the tip? I'm guessing it just pulls off because from what I can see, there's no obvious clips or screws holding it on.

    Cheers.

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    If its an SRi then the tip is rivited onto the exhaust. Have you tried some alloy wheel cleaner on it?

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    autosol metal polish will bring it up a treat as well

    0-Large smile ......every time it's driven

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    Also Brasso

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    Quote Originally Posted by PORKBALLS29 View Post
    Also Brasso
    +1 for brasso

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    ditto on the Brasso

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    On my old derv Furby VRS the exhaust would be black in a week.

    I just use undiluted wonder wheels!

    It can shift almost anything that stuff (yes I dilute for wheels).

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    Quote Originally Posted by accveccysriturbo View Post
    On my old derv Furby VRS the exhaust would be black in a week.

    I just use undiluted wonder wheels!

    It can shift almost anything that stuff (yes I dilute for wheels).
    You don't want to use that on the wheels all the time, get them protected and just use shampoo

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    Cheers guys i'll be picking up a can of Brasso over the weekend. Fingers crossed

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    Fine grade wire wool and metal polish would be my recommendation.

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