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Old 11-10-2018, 20:36   #1
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Restore back box

I have a stainless steel back box that doesn't look fresh AT ALL. There is tar, red paint, and corrosion. How do I restore it?



For tar I use gasoline and it works well, but for the rest? Any ideas?
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Old 11-10-2018, 21:03   #2
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I have a stainless steel back box that doesn't look fresh AT ALL. There is tar, red paint, and corrosion. How do I restore it?



For tar I use gasoline and it works well, but for the rest? Any ideas?
Super fine Wire wool. Someone painted your bumper on the car?
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Old 11-10-2018, 21:27   #3
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Yea I bought it from someone whose mechanic did a good job at ruining that exhaust. Not on my car tho
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I have a stainless steel back box that doesn't look fresh AT ALL. There is tar, red paint, and corrosion. How do I restore it?



For tar I use gasoline and it works well, but for the rest? Any ideas?
id use tar and glue remover for the tar then some auto-sol on some fine wire wool
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Old 13-10-2018, 10:02   #5
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Well, result speaks for itself I think:



Tar remover did nothing (at least the one I bought), wire wool is awesome, and metal polish helped a bit, and lot of elbow grease. Hope this thread will help someone else in the same situation
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