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Old 02-01-2012, 11:41 AM
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Cleaning dirty chrome

I had a '55 T-Bird with wire spoked wheels. I used the Eagle One Chrome & Wire Wheel Cleaning Kit with great results. It is a 2 part application, the first part being an acid cleaner that is left on for 30 seconds (I left it on longer the first time) then rinsed off. The second step is to spray the neutralizer on and let stand for at least 1 minute. Rinse again with water. The wheels looked like they were right out of the box new when done. Give it a try.

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if it's just surface rust try using C.L.R. it works on bathroom chrome.I have seen some posts on the HAMB where a guy used it on surface rust on his 60's chevy wagon. it came out great.on the plus side you will have a clean bathroom if it doesn't work out.also comes in small bottles, less $outlay.
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grille mesh 34 master

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i saw on an australia site they soaked the part in brown MALT VINEGAR and it took the rust off....

that grille mesh is made reproduction in stainless steel.

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they make AS ORIGINAL stainless grill mesh inserts for 1932 to 1936 chevrolet models , plus the center strip piece and also for 1934 master only a repo grille trim ring.

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You asked about cleaning the rust,try OSPHO it will completly neutrlize the rust.
Its a phosphoric acid based product.
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I acquired this amazing original 34 Chevy Master grill..all 3 pieces that have been hiding in an old hot rodders attic since the late 50's. If your familiar with these the intricate grill work has thicker vertical strips top to bottom and then finer horizontal shaped strips that run horizontal molded onto the backside of the vertical ribs. Its fine and tight spacing...less than a quarter inch between each horizontal ribs. The entire grill is chromed. It would be almost impossible to get something down between the ribs to clean the rust and crust off those horizontal strips. At least with any control. Is there some kind of chemical dip that removes this corrosion without damaging the steel or chrome plate? I've cleaned enough to see that the chrome is intact...just not sure which way to go with this.

The ONLY way I will ever remove rust is with this stuff:
http://www.theruststore.com/Evapo-Rust-Gallon-P1C1.aspx

You pour it on, let it sit, what doesn't fall off by itself, you just literally wipe off with a rag. I know this sounds like magic/info-mercial, but this stuff is legit.
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I'll bite...at only $23 for a gallon well worth the risk if it even comes close to doing what they say it will. I wonder if Lowes or Home Dep carries this stuff?

Thanks for the tip!
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The ONLY way I will ever remove rust is with this stuff:
http://www.theruststore.com/Evapo-Rust-Gallon-P1C1.aspx

You pour it on, let it sit, what doesn't fall off by itself, you just literally wipe off with a rag. I know this sounds like magic/info-mercial, but this stuff is legit.
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I'll bite...at only $23 for a gallon well worth the risk if it even comes close to doing what they say it will. I wonder if Lowes or Home Dep carries this stuff?

Thanks for the tip!
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I'm tell ya the stuff works! Check your PM's. If you live near KC and you don't like it, let me know and I will buy it from ya!
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