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hey, whats up guys?

so ive been working on my engine bay and ive been polishing some parts. right

now im doing the DI which is lookin really nice and the delivery pipe. ive been

polishing the DP for days now. like literally. my arm is killing me. and its still not

perfect. i mean its shiny, very shiny. but it has black spots on it and scratches

that i just cant get out. thats where i was hoping you guys had some advice.

what should i do to get the pipe perfectly smooth and shiny? should i just keep

polishing it and eventually it will disappear?

thanks!
 

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Are you wetsanding or just using polish compound? What is your method?

I would advise wetsanding with progressively finer sheets of paper and then finish with a high speed buffing wheel w/polishing compound.
 

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ive just been using a rag and mothers polish and doing it all my hand.

guess i should sand it down perfectly smooth and then start polishing...againn
 

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so uhh how do you know when your done polishing? lol

ive been polishing my DIC for days. literally. and this thing is crazy shiny but everytime i use a rag and some polish it turns black which is what its suppossed to do so you know its working. should i just keep going until the polish no longer turns black?
 

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knock on wood the DI last for a while, aluminum will almost always be "dirty" (producing black shit on rag) no matter how many times you seem to polish it.
 

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If you want the best results for your time you should be doing this with a flannel polishing wheel...pretty tedious and inefficient to do it by hand.
 

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looking good, patience is a virtue.

btw shampoo ur carpet and uh....nice uh...beanie babie collection*
haha nah im good man those stains are so old doubt that shit ill come out.

haha yeah i dont care theyve been there for years n im too lazy to do anything so there they will stay.
 

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If you want the best results for your time you should be doing this with a flannel polishing wheel...pretty tedious and inefficient to do it by hand.
i dont got one. lol. im gonna sand it and do it by hand somemore and hopefully itll be good enough doesnt have to be like perfeccct
 
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