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Old 08-25-2012, 04:55 PM
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Anyone know of any good books or videos on repairing classic car stainless trim?

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I work with stainless and do some metal shaping and I don't think I would want to attempt the repair/straightening of stainless trim.

Its real thin and easy to screw up. A buffing wheel will grab it real quick and throw it onto the floor in a bent up mess.

I've never seen a book on it before but if there is one available, Id like to read it. Maybe someone has and will chime in.
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"How to restore metal auto trim" by Jeff Lilly Online Bookstore | Motorbooks | Qbookshop
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Not so much 'repairing' per se, but still in line with 'restoring'...

I got a stainless buffing and polishing kit through Eastwood that has made my stainless come out with a mirror finish. I have no doubt other products work just the same.

1967 Mustang Restoration: Polishing stainless steel
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Here is a little "Basics of Basics" I wrote on it. I have done a bunch of it and it isn't that big of a deal. "Basics of Basics" Molding repair / metal finishing

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