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Old 10-06-2020, 08:02 AM   #1
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Default Tips Removing slight pitting

I bought a chrome roadster windshield probably from the 60's . Had slight rust pits . Any thoughts on how to clean it up a bit. It's very slight
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Old 10-06-2020, 08:11 AM   #2
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Very fine steel wool.
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:56 AM   #3
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As per @chrs1961815 and if you are not having much luck add a little Autosol to the steel wool
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:08 AM   #4
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More polishing is about all you can do for plated surfaces. It can be polished through the chrome so a person doesn't want to get carried away if using buff wheels.
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:26 AM   #5
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Try rubbing the chrome with aluminum foil. http://www.slipperyrockgazette.net/i...fm/pageId/1948
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:28 AM   #6
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@Will N yes I've had a bit of success with foil
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Old 10-06-2020, 12:03 PM   #7
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When I first started working the used car lot had a jar of mercury, the bad spot war treated with mercury to make it look okay
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Old 10-06-2020, 12:09 PM   #8
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Tin foil dipped in Pepsi or Coke... phosphoric acid helps
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