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03-21-2012 02:57 PM
Silver Surfer
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elevinpointsixtoone
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!
Dave
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!
03-21-2012 02:31 PM
Elevinpointsixtoone 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!
Dave

Quote:
Originally Posted by Silver Surfer
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.
03-21-2012 01:39 PM
Silver Surfer
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elevinpointsixtoone
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.
02-05-2012 08:17 AM
topwrench You asked about cleaning the rust,try OSPHO it will completly neutrlize the rust.
Its a phosphoric acid based product.
02-05-2012 07:13 AM
madmike3434
grille mesh 34 master

Quote:
Originally Posted by madmike3434
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.

mike
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they have a web site....google it

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.

mike
02-05-2012 06:18 AM
godlemmy 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.
02-01-2012 11:41 AM
Ted Lohry
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.
02-01-2012 08:56 AM
madmike3434 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.

mike
02-01-2012 08:24 AM
1971BB427
Quote:
Originally Posted by cb_chrysler
Best bet is the molassas, get it from a Horse Tack shop. Also, a friend of mine makes amazing new inserts for Chevvy grilles of that era. Send him an email:

ALEX BENINCA [calsheet@westnet.com.au]

Molasses is great to neutralize rust, but I've never heard of it doing anything to clean tarnish. If this is dirt and tarnish I doubt molasses will do much.
02-01-2012 07:39 AM
chevy3600 Somewhere I've seen an assortment of brushes that are shaped a few inches long and different widths from 1/4" up. That would help when working through the slots of the grill.
Also you might try Go Jo hand cleaner or lava soap.
02-01-2012 06:42 AM
cb_chrysler
Molassas

Best bet is the molassas, get it from a Horse Tack shop. Also, a friend of mine makes amazing new inserts for Chevvy grilles of that era. Send him an email:

ALEX BENINCA [calsheet@westnet.com.au]
01-26-2012 08:22 PM
matts37chev
Quote:
Originally Posted by matts37chev
chrome wheel cleaner might work well for that
try it with the grill wet first, then spray on the cleaner (this will dilute the cleaner a little) some soft brush scrubbing, then rinse well
try the chrome wheel cleaner
whats the worst that can happen?
you would be able to clean you wheels with it?
01-26-2012 08:15 PM
unix Here is a great product mild grit has the consistency of liquid polish, use with a buffer wheel 2.5 or 3.0 x 1/4 on an electric drill. I cannot tell but the grill looks rough. This polish will not remove chrome, just a cleaner.

http://www.amazon.com/Turtle-Wax-T-2.../dp/B0009JKGJC
01-26-2012 03:36 PM
T-bucket23 How about a pressure washer with some detergent like simple green. If it is not rusty but just dirty, this should clean it off. hit it, let it sit to soak and hit it again.
01-26-2012 02:11 PM
Elevinpointsixtoone Well, nothing seems to stand out as the clear winner but there are few things to try. I'd be more than happy to sit there and hand clean it but those curved deep cross bars are just about impossible to attack with any kind of scrubbing power.
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