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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 07-14-2017, 11:57 PM
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Wink Tips On How To Polish Aluminum

You can follow certain techniques to achieve the result that you want. Items made of aluminum can be scratched easily. You need to know the different procedures on how to apply the product before you proceed with the task.

For best result, buy the best aluminum polish. It is also available in a kit that includes the polish, microfiber cloth and a variety of buffer pieces. This will make your job easier since you have everything.

The kits price depends on the number of pieces included in the package. Also included in the kit are the instructions on how to use the polish correctly. The manufacturer of the aluminum polish gives recommendations and tips to complete the job fast.

The most popular way of applying the aluminum polish is by the use of a microfiber cloth. An alternative way is by the use of a buffer brush that you can buy at hardware stores. Before applying the polish you need to clean the surface first.
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I use white diamond metal polish and then wax over it with car wax. I did this past April and it looks just as good today as it did in April. it stands up to the rain here in the NW.

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If I may add my two cents worth, I would highly recommend MASTER FORMULA'S METAL GLOSS AND THEIR SEALER GLOSS. Great for Aluminum, Chrome, Brass, Stainless Steel and more. The Metal Gloss really brought out the aluminum and stainless shine on my 53 year old 1964 Fairlane. BOTH METAL AND SEALER can be purchased through e-bay from $39.99 to $44.99 and free shipping.
There is also a video that you can watch on youtube and e-bay.
There are many good waxes on the market but it's up to the consumer to decide which is right for him or her.
Good Luck!

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