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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:32 pm

rusty chrome

I've heard how cocacola helps remove surface rust from chrome so thought i would give it a try on a rusty chrome wheel.
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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:37 pm

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and ?
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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:39 pm

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I poured on some coke on half the wheel ... probably should have left it for an hour or so ... I was too quick to wash it off.
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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:40 pm

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I gave it a good wash and it did remove the light surface rust as you can see the difference.
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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:43 pm

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I used a scourer pad and the coke and did the whole wheel ...
it remove most of the rust but left the really deep stuff which had gone through the chrome ... still did a good job
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Post Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:53 pm

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Had a mate I college woke up with really shiney coins on his bedside, rum and coke spew does a great job on dull coins. 8)
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Post Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:40 am

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You used a scourer pad and still think it was the coke that did it? :lol:

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Post Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:06 pm

Re: rusty chrome

Joff wrote:You used a scourer pad and still think it was the coke that did it? :lol:

I have a bridge to sell. Interested? :twisted:

Third pic was before scourer ... Only did the light rust, needed the scourer to get the rest off.
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Post Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:29 pm

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next time try carbonated water
- same job without the sticky sugar
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Post Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:39 pm

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Our Resident Vehicle Cleaner recommended Oven Cleaner to clean Chrom Wheels.

Having Toyota ones, mean I do not have Rust on my Wheels, not even after 28 years. :D
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Post Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:54 am

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Br
I tried the coke trick on the chrome wheels on the BJ 73 and it did make a big difference. I also used alfoil as the rubbing agent instead of a scourer . They look a lot better than they did. Thanks for the tip BR. 8) 8) :D :D
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Post Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:32 pm

Re: rusty chrome

McBeno wrote:Br
I tried the coke trick on the chrome wheels on the BJ 73 and it did make a big difference. I also used alfoil as the rubbing agent instead of a scourer . They look a lot better than they did. Thanks for the tip BR. 8) 8) :D :D


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Post Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:00 pm

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Yep Coke works well :wink:
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