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HELP keeping a ballburnished frame polished(9 posts)

HELP keeping a ballburnished frame polishedKrindog
Mar 28, 2003 6:20 AM
Any suggestions on what polish to use to keep my baby looking new? Sweat does a number on it.

Thanks.
If you are talking Titanium, try cleaning it with WD-40 (nm)joekm
Mar 28, 2003 7:41 AM
Nope...it is aluminum (nm)Krindog
Mar 28, 2003 8:08 AM
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Try using Windex.....DINOSAUR
Mar 28, 2003 8:30 AM
When I had my old classic car with chrome rims nothing cleaned them like Windex.....
re: HELP keeping a ballburnished frame polishedKEN2
Mar 28, 2003 8:33 AM
Try Mother's aluminum and chrome polish (from an auto store)... I've tried several and it's the best.
Thanks....(nm)Krindog
Mar 28, 2003 8:43 AM
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vote #2 for Mother's!russw19
Mar 28, 2003 8:54 AM
Ken2 beat me too it. Mother's is the best thing on the market for polishing chrome and aluminium. And it's pretty cheap too.

Russ
Make sure it is not Anodized over the burnish.MB1
Mar 28, 2003 9:49 AM
Both 7000 series and 6000 series aluminum frames have been ball burnished. 7000 series aluminum must also be anodized because it corrodes (copper is added).

If you take a polish like Mothers or Semi-Chrome that turns black as you use it you are taking the Anodizing off 7000 series aluminum. So use the harsh polishes only on 6000 series aluminum and windex and the like on 7000 series aluminum.
dang! didn't that HURT? (nm)gregario
Mar 28, 2003 12:38 PM