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Old 08-26-2019, 07:28 AM
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Chrome Scratch polish

Anyone have a favorite scratch polish for chrome? Not regular chrome polish, something with an abrasive to work on scratches.

I see Simichrome and AutoSol are popular. I need to do some major polishing of my bumpers, will be using a polisher of one type or another. I may need to use 1500 wet sandpaper first and maybe 2000 after that, then the polish? They will never look like anything near new, but I'd like a little shine between the big scratches and pits.

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Old 08-26-2019, 06:22 PM
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Unfortunately, chrome scratched is chrome removed. Sanding will only make things worse. Cannot blend chrome like you can aluminum, chrome is a surface plating and thin.

Also is the reason chrome polish, like turtle chrome wax have no abrasives in it.

Scrub hard enough, semi chrome will dull a chrome finish. That stuff is made for aluminum. To make aluminum look like chrome, and it is not that great at doing that.

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