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KC covers what not to do

well here is what not to do... Catie gave these to me like 3 years ago for my birthday... well about 2 years ago i ran them in the winter.. well after winter... ARG... havent touched them in 2 years..

DO NOT run Chrome KC covers in the winter... took 4 hours to clean 1 out of the 6 covers... i MIGHT have them done by fall HAHA....






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Yeah I'm dreading cleaning my Classic IIs next weekend, its gonna be a all day thing.
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geez that is harsh

hope they come out looking better
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geez that is harsh

hope they come out looking better
the right one looked just like the left one before it started... lol...
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damn that sucks. supposedly vinegar can clean chrome so maybe try soaking them in that
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thats a thought..
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Whats wrong with running them in winter? I mean a little rain about 50-60 degree temps and the occasional 30-40 degree's.
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all the salt on the roads, you texans dont know about that haha
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U couldnt use a small buffer could you? Somthing like those mothers wheel deals u attach to a drill.
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Wow...they must use a lot of salt on the roads around there. Once you get them cleaned up might try some clear coat on the face side.
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all the salt on the roads, you texans dont know about that haha
That salt is a killer on chrome
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Wow...they must use a lot of salt on the roads around there. Once you get them cleaned up might try some clear coat on the face side.
lol you have no idea, they LAY the crap down.


thats why all of the cars around here are all rotted out.
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its so think you dont even have to drive on the road and your car will still rust!

ah i hate it!
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I have the same stone guards as stone and they do take some work to get clean. I use a hard brush and s small one for the tuff to get places.
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its so think you dont even have to drive on the road and your car will still rust!

ah i hate it!
yup, especially when it doesnt snow or rain for a while and you get the salt dust everywhere
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I have the same stone guards as stone and they do take some work to get clean. I use a hard brush and s small one for the tuff to get places.
ya in the summer there a breeze to clean with a little wax on them... but this salt grime stuff is just insane...
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there's gotta be somehting you can soak them in that will make it easier... doesn't coke help with rust also??
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its not rust... remember guys this is PLASTIC Chromed.. lol main reason i am not using my dremel tool with the polishing heads...
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I am gonna have to try that metal polish you are using Zach. I usually use dawn soap, a brush, and man power. LOL
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Mequiars FTW lol...


leaves a nice coating on it too...
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The Mothers stuff works great too, thats what I used last time.
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don't miss salt one bit................
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The Mothers stuff works great too, thats what I used last time.
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I'll have to ask him then, the thing is I already have a almost full thing of Mothers so I'll use that until it runs out lol
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