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Shiney Exhaust!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by dave_tfsi, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. dave_tfsi
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    When i brought my car through private it has got a sooty exhaust. I hate not having a shiney exhaust, i think it looks smart. But they wont shine. I have tried Autosol which is supposed to be the nuts, its budged some of the soot but its still not gleamin like i want it too. Anybody got any tips?

    Before you all ask, they are the exhaust tips that can be cleaned. lol
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    frenchy2475 Tetbury Audi Parts Man

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    I used a dremmel with some autosol on mine, it works very well.:)
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    I used some neat thinnners once, it was brilliant, got rid of all the black stuff!
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    yeah my car was 2 years old when we got it exaust was black.... Like frenchy says autosol with a sponge and on the other side its brillo kind of ,,,,well scrub the **** out of it with the brillo side everywhere dont be shy with the autosol paste that **** on scrubb it then then 10 p yellow cloths rap round the exaust and buff the **** out of it you need more elbow grease pal get stuck into it and buff it off .... done nice and new
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    Sweet cheers guys, will paste it on then. Will a washing up sponge do, wont it scratch the exhaust?

    If not ill try and do it when the weather pics up and let you all know how i get on.
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    thats what i used it was fine scrubbed it with the ruff side then cleaned it done it again with a yellow cloth with autosol then buffed hard polished really hard then its like new be warned though 2 days later they will be soot alover the bottom and everytime you drive but its much easyer to move than before but if you dont get a shine keep doing it it took about 3 cleans with a washing pad rough side and 10 mins of polish and buff lots of elbow glease and it will come up like new
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    Mr Muscle Oven Cleaner works a treat.....
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    Mr Muscle serious. Ill give the autosol ago first if that doesnt work ill try it lol
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    Next you will be telling me TESCO Daisy all purpose cleaner is a good substitute for Megs APC! :)
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    10blazin HYPERDRIVE NEEDED

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    the best thing to use is cat piss that would strip paint off a nuclear sub lol
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    :applaus::laugh::laugh::laugh: how do you get your cat piss though?
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    easy, just leave a cat imprisoned in a black sack for a day.

    will bound to need a piss at some point...............:noway:
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    thanks frenchy2475 and 10blazin. After 1 scrubber some dosage of autosol and some pair of my old socks, my exhausts are shiney once more.

    Cheers guys:yahoo:

    Oh and some elbow grease
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    My tips are manky too.

    Off to milk my cat then....
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    i did try that, but the cat was too fast
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    I sprayed bilberry wheel cleaner on mine then scrubbed with a wheel brush! Came up a treat.

    They seem to stay clean for quite a while even though its one of those dirty smelly diesels :p Guess thats down to the DPF.
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    Anyone know if Autoglyms metal polish is any good on exhaust tips ?
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    good man dave..... they look much better yeah ???? they will get dirty again but if you clean em every wash they clean up very quickly ...... oh i lied about the cat piss i feel sorry for the cats now because of the methods of extraction you guys used lol.....:scared2:





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