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post #1 of 8 Old Aug 18th, 2011, 4:52 pm Thread Starter
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Just thought I'd share. It's Meguires Mirror Glaze fine and/or medium cut cleaner. I stumbled onto it when I painted, sanded then buffed the trunk on an FJR. Worked really well. Had a dull spot on the right side bag on my LT that I could never polish out. Tried it there, and it's as bright and shiny as the rest.
Tried it today on my Harley. WOW. Worked great on to spots where my seat rubbed on the rear fender, but then I tried it on the chrome. I had no idea how shiny that crap can be! It brought the chrome plated exhaust pipe covers back to life.
I'm really impressed and just thought it was worth passing along.
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You have a Harley with shiny chrome????

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Just thought I'd share. It's Meguires Mirror Glaze fine and/or medium cut cleaner. I stumbled onto it when I painted, sanded then buffed the trunk on an FJR. Worked really well. Had a dull spot on the right side bag on my LT that I could never polish out. Tried it there, and it's as bright and shiny as the rest.
Tried it today on my Harley. WOW. Worked great on to spots where my seat rubbed on the rear fender, but then I tried it on the chrome. I had no idea how shiny that crap can be! It brought the chrome plated exhaust pipe covers back to life.
I'm really impressed and just thought it was worth passing along.

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You have a Harley with shiny chrome????

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I used to. Now I have a Harley with SHINIER chrome!!!
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Polishing our bikes???

Ken Meese and I are on the opposite camp on that one!

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It is a great product. A detailer turned me on to it years ago, does wonders on black bikes. Try mixing in a small amount of corn starch, talk about a glassy finish.
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Could you elaborate? Are you using the powder? And how much? I'd be willing to try it. But black bikes are sooooooooooo yesterday (unless of course you have one )
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Could you elaborate? Are you using the powder? And how much? I'd be willing to try it. But black bikes are sooooooooooo yesterday (unless of course you have one )
Yes, the powder. Doesn't take much, maybe a tablespoon or two mixed in with enough glaze to do the job. My painter also uses corn starch as part of his final polish.
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I got it when I repainted my vette some ten years ago from a prof. paint shop. Since then I have used it on everything from paint, chrome and even to polish scratches out of my hockey visor.
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