I recently had my front bumper rechromed and when I mounted the
overriders, I noticed that there was a dark area that appeared to be a
run of some type of chemical on one of them. I tried cleaning it off
with everything I had in the house/garage and it would not come off. I
then figured it was a flaw in the chrome job, so I drove the Spit over
to the plating shop and had them take a look. The guy went into the
shop and came out with a rag to which had been applied a small amount of
some type of metal polish. I was amazed when he simply stroked the area
lightly and the shadow was completely gone. I don't know what the name
of it is, but I bet you could find out form a plating shop.
Other than that, you could try some auto finish "polishing compound".
Not the "rubbing compound", but the one with the milder abrasive. I
have used that to remove overspray from my door handles. Don't you just
love it when these painters don't properly mask stuff???
Peter Zaborski wrote:
> It seems that my rear bumper has some minor overspray (which I know has
> been there for at least 12 years). The overspray is from a touch up
> paint job on the rear valance.
> Anyone have suggestions on how to remove the overspray without damaging
> the chrome? I would be most grateful for any tips from those who have
> successfully done this!
> Peter Zaborski
> 76 TR6 (CF58310 UO)
> Calgary AB Canada
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