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Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« on: March 14, 2018, 08:39:20 PM »
Guys, been reading up on the net and there's all sorts of ideas about what's the best way to clean this stuff to a nice look without resorting to bead blasting and hot tanking.
Does anyone have a favorite method and/or product that can be done at home with elbow grease and a Gerni?

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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2018, 05:53:16 AM »
Do you want to polish your alloy diff?

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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2018, 10:56:19 AM »
Do you want to polish your alloy diff?

Wait until it detonates and then use the diff oil, it'll be all over the place anyway  <ii>
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2018, 12:41:24 PM »
Don't diss my alloy diff!
or my pile of spare alloy diffs!

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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2018, 08:10:08 PM »
I got some stuff from supercheap that works well
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2018, 08:46:50 PM »
Do tell Greg? I have some ally I would like to shine up as a bit of a wank factor  ;)
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2018, 06:46:09 AM »
It's a cleaner not a polish, I'll get a pick
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2018, 11:15:06 AM »
Here the stuff I used
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2018, 01:59:18 PM »
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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2018, 08:59:40 AM »
so what are you polishing

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Re: Cleaning cast aluminium and die cast Alloy
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2018, 06:38:40 PM »
nothing really just want to get stuff clean with as little elbow grease as possible.