C250 W204 - Chrome Roof Rails - Cleaning?

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by mpc, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. mpc

    mpc Active Member

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    Does anyone have any tips how to get a shine back on the chrome roof rails. Over the years they have obviously deteriorated with weathering/tree sap/contaminents.
    Any tips on how to clean up again?
     
  2. Bri

    Bri Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Try WD40 brought mine a treat
     
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    mpc

    mpc Active Member

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    Just tried WD40 and it worked a treat.
    Why is this!?
     
  4. Stardelta

    Stardelta Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just tried it as well, top draw, thanks for the tip!!
     
  5. Bigdrew

    Bigdrew Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi try a very fine wire wool with t cut works wonders
    got this tip from a valeter who use this on chrome tail pipes
     

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