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Offline texasmoto

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Mystery muffler stains
« on: June 01, 2024, 09:30:13 PM »
I starting cleaning up these mufflers with a little bit of steel wool and it did wonders to the rust and dirt, but it doesn't do anything to these weird white stains. I don't know what they are, and I'm not sure how to get rid of it.

If the stains won't come out I'd either get ceramic coating depending on the cost or high-temp black paint. I'm not a fan of a black exhaust but it's better than these stains. Getting them re-chromed would probably cost more than buying a new set.






Offline Antietam Classic Cycle

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Re: Mystery muffler stains
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2024, 09:34:38 PM »
Acid damage, from the battery.
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Re: Mystery muffler stains
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2024, 09:43:30 PM »
Acid damage, from the battery.

Wamp wamp. Oh well, looks like we're going with ceramic coating then

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Re: Mystery muffler stains
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2024, 07:55:17 AM »
I have had some limited success using Mother's aluminum polish on battery acid damage on chrome. The damage can still be seen but is much less noticeable. YMMV.
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Re: Mystery muffler stains
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Re: Mystery muffler stains
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2024, 10:17:23 PM »
You could  always get it re-chromed............
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Re: Mystery muffler stains
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2024, 11:47:56 AM »
You could  always get it re-chromed............

That'll cost about as much or more than just buying a new set.

 

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