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I am currently polishing my swingarm, and i have the jist of it down but i was wondering if anybody has any little tips and tricks.
 

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Hey Schmitty,
The last time I did that was on my cr. I want to do it to my R. Are you doing the entire thing or just the sides? I used a power sander to remove the paint and then I hand sanded it until I got to the point where I could wet sand with finer and finer grit. Then I used Mothers aluminum polish. It looked like a mirror after I was done.
 

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Looks nice! Keep up the good work.
 

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hell yeah, that looks great, ive been wanting to polish some of my parts like my footpegs and my frame but i doubt ill get as far down as the frame. Polished A-arms would look flat out sick B)
 

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that looks good,but how can you not ride that thing.
it would drive me crazy
 

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Originally posted by hondaracer305@Apr 4 2004, 12:27 AM
hell yeah, that looks great, ive been wanting to polish some of my parts like my footpegs and my frame but i doubt ill get as far down as the frame. Polished A-arms would look flat out sick  B)
Whatever you do, don't polish your footpegs or your mainframe reason being is their not aluminum so they will rust like no other in like a week or two. You could polish the subframe and mabey the upper a arms but I would check the uper a arms to make sure they aren't metal. The lower ones are metal so don't try to polish them either.
 

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Originally posted by hondaracer305@Apr 4 2004, 12:27 AM
hell yeah, that looks great, ive been wanting to polish some of my parts like my footpegs and my frame but i doubt ill get as far down as the frame. Polished A-arms would look flat out sick  B)
Whatever you do, don't polish your footpegs or your mainframe reason being is their not aluminum so they will rust like no other in like a week or two. You could polish the subframe and mabey the upper a arms but I would check the uper a arms to make sure they aren't metal. The lower ones are metal so don't try to polish them either.
 

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When I polish stuff I use Aircraft stripper it takes the paint off really easy. And then I use a grinder with a buffer wheel on it hooked to my air compressor it gets it done much faster I also use that white rouge stuff from home depot it works well and lasts longer than regular polish.
 

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Originally posted by lukester720+Apr 12 2004, 02:09 PM-->
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@Apr 4 2004, 12:27 AM
hell yeah, that looks great, ive been wanting to polish some of my parts like my footpegs and my frame but i doubt ill get as far down as the frame. Polished A-arms would look flat out sick  B)
Whatever you do, don't polish your footpegs or your mainframe reason being is their not aluminum so they will rust like no other in like a week or two. You could polish the subframe and mabey the upper a arms but I would check the uper a arms to make sure they aren't metal. The lower ones are metal so don't try to polish them either. [/b]
Thanks for the tip, i guess ill have to buy from roll design, id like to polish my subframe though, i had heard about a week ago that you couldnt polish steel for that reason i guess, much apreciated. thanks for the pointers stiffy.
 
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