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To clean or not to clean....

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Wozski, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. Wozski
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    Is there any point in cleaning the exhaust (standard one ) will it come back to resemble something better than it is now?
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    Feel free to polish your pipe all you want mate, don't think you have ask for permission from us.
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    i did it on both my a3 and s3 but ill keep it polished up when i go stainless ;)
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    What colour were the exhausts when new then?
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    mine had chrome tailpipes on them i only did the tails
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    Ah mine i dont think was ever chrome...just the normal bog standard double exhaust
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    I personally just leave mine black, I prefer it black and plus I'm too lazy to clean it :p
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    Well i polished my pipes (ahem) today and they came out alot better than i thought they would. Gone from black to silver with a tiny bit of work on them.
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    Might as well put some pics up then Wozski
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    Will do that tmw for you mate - wont have any before pics though.......
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    Yeah please do. Would appreciate tips too - been thinking today my exhaust is filthy.
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    N8 polished mine a while back (now now), nearly 4 months ago and it's still MUCH better than it was before
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    [Aug 29, 2010]
    lol i might need to venture into the detailing section of the forum.....
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    [Aug 29, 2010]
    Pics to follow... All i did was use a sponge with a brillo pad on it and used some fairy liquid and some polish paste. Buffed and dried with a tea towel.
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    [Aug 29, 2010]
    Pic of my clean pipe ahem
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    [Aug 29, 2010]
    Woah that's a great outcome!
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    [Aug 31, 2010]
    cheers!!
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    [Aug 31, 2010]
    Looks so much better than mine. Think my exhaust needs to good clean also.
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