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Old 05-16-2005, 10:37 AM   #1
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Help Removing Water Stains on Polished LIp

With Polished lips you have to keep up with them..any rain or water spots that dry on them creates water stains...any idea on how to Remove them...

I already tried using Mothers Polish and it doens't work....any idea w/o harming the finish of the lip?? ANYONE

Can anyone Help me out
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Old 05-16-2005, 10:59 AM   #2
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try using vinegar
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Old 05-16-2005, 11:18 AM   #3
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any specific type of vinegar?? and are you sure it won't harm the lip?

thanks
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Old 05-16-2005, 11:32 AM   #4
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I did my whole car in vinegar after I bought it used....white vinegar...I never saw a problem except with some of the rubber parts getting a littel milky, but that went away with another wash....
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Old 05-16-2005, 01:02 PM   #5
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i had the same problems as you, water spots on my polished lips, and I found Wenol polish, worked like a charm, its a 2 step process...

http://www.autogeek.net/wenol1.html
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Old 05-16-2005, 01:50 PM   #6
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i had the same problems as you, water spots on my polished lips, and I found Wenol polish, worked like a charm, its a 2 step process...

http://www.autogeek.net/wenol1.html
yeah I heard of Wenol before..I had both both tubes but my x gf has them and theres no way I'm calling her for them..stupid B$tC$

so this definitely works?
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Old 05-22-2005, 01:58 PM   #7
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With Polished lips you have to keep up with them..any rain or water spots that dry on them creates water stains...any idea on how to Remove them...

I already tried using Mothers Polish and it doens't work....any idea w/o harming the finish of the lip?? ANYONE

Can anyone Help me out
I have been looking into polishing the lips on my iforged rims. They are kind of cloudy looking with some water spots. I talked to a few people that recommended using a drill and a buffing pad to polish them. They sell the cotton buffs are places like home depot, and sear hardware. I ordered my cyclinder buffs from http://www.hobbytool.com/index.asp?P...TS&Category=14 I talked to the guy at that shop and he suggested the cylinder buffs and a white rouge. The white rouge is like the polish. I also have mothers billet that I am going to use. A guy that uses a drill and the buffs sent me a picture of his rims and they look like a mirror. This method just seems faster and easier to do using a drill. I would suggest giving that a try.
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Old 05-25-2005, 09:33 AM   #8
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Vinegar definitely works. Has anyone tried the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser? I wonder if that will help it any.

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Old 05-25-2005, 09:50 AM   #9
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Vinegar definitely works. Has anyone tried the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser? I wonder if that will help it any.

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vinegar doesn't work..I guess the stains might be from some kind of spray this place used on my wheels..not really sure..but vinegar doesn't work at all...
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Old 05-25-2005, 10:10 AM   #10
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I'd try that Mr. Clean Magic Eraser stuff. I'm curious how well it works. I've seen sample packs of it at Target for $1.99

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use blue magic metal polish. it it worked for me , my window trims had water stains, 80% of it came off . ill give it a second hand on the weekend.
it works
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use blue magic metal polish. it it worked for me , my window trims had water stains, 80% of it came off . ill give it a second hand on the weekend.
it works
Is there anything that 'Never Dull' can't do?? I use it for any kind of shiny surface.
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Old 06-01-2005, 11:13 PM   #13
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Wheel Wax always worked for me, I used to use it on my old car that has chrome rims and I NEVER had a water spot on them
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Old 06-05-2005, 12:31 PM   #14
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You should try the claybar. You'd be surprised how this gets rid of the water stains.
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Old 06-05-2005, 02:43 PM   #15
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wenol gonna try it thanks
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Old 06-06-2005, 08:44 PM   #17
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You should try the claybar. You'd be surprised how this gets rid of the water stains.
does it take away the mirror like finish from the lip or no?
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No, it doesn't hurt the finish. It just takes contaminents off of it.
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Old 06-07-2005, 07:53 AM   #19
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No, it doesn't hurt the finish. It just takes contaminents off of it.

which clay bar do you recommend??? thanks
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