The Jalopy Journal
Don't worry fellas, I'm in good spirits and ain't giving up.
But I can't take the chance on going out and leavinbg the wife to get rid of it.
We'll looks like the "BIG C" done messed me up.
Can't have any more chemo cause its desyroying my live.
So I got to get rid of my chrome shop....
DO NOT USE SALT !!!
FUME IS CHLORINE ( it can kill you real quick)
Washing soda is best, baking soda is ok.
but salt is a no-no.
Stainless is next to useless, it has the iron removed.
Plus the fume can cause pulmonary edema, and the waste is controlled because it now...
You can up the compression by removing head gasket and skimming the heads too.
Check out any marine applications for higher compression/...
It won't remove the paint.
Send me a picture of the intake.
It might save time and money to have Warbozz tumble it first, then have me finish it.
Let's take a look.
The main reason you don't copper headers is because it becomes fluid at 1960 degrees F.
Nickel is over 2600f.
Plus headers are an irregular...
Won't make any difference.
The only reason for missing out copper is to reduce the chances of failure during plating and seperation after.
I get my brushes from a local builders merchant that has a repair shop.
They don't always have what I need, but I can generally solder bits...
I don't like Wenol, Flitz, mothers, Simichrome, Nev'r Dull.
I do like my own products (I gotta say that, sorry) they are tried and tested and pH...
A chrome shop will put steel wheels into a very, very strong concentraion of sulphuric acid and then blow the chrome, nickel, and copper if you...
Yep, I've got a product for removing bluing from exhausts.
It is still work.
Lime away will remove the chrome very rapidly, and leave the...
How many times??!!
NEVER, EVER, no steel wool on chrome !!
It's the kiss of death.
It pushes iron into the pores of the chrome that unites with...
Actually works well, the magic ingredient in Coke, or pepsie for that matter is phosphoric acid. Same as in Naval jelly.
Never ever use steel wool on chrome.
You'll push steel into the pores and the rust will come back three times as bad, splits the chrome fast....
The acid has merely removed the rust from the surface, it will be back.
The pits and chinks are evidence that the chrome is broken.
Triumph never used SU to my knowledge.
The black leather goes back to the earliest days of bike riding.
Now the cut off denim....!!
That's true americana.
You should be able to make that even brighter with a top flight polish.
If you have fine stainless it is the lighter green of the two and has rounded tops and corners on it.
I use those as a reference for when the name...
Works by line of sight, so you would need auxilliary anodes to the inside of a body.
You should not use stainless, that will put nickel and chrome into the bath which then makes it controlled.
Also any fume with nickel in it can...
Won't harm chrome
If you use lye it'll eat any aluminum or zinc on the parts.
Baking soda won't.
Check out the stud holes are still round where they meet the lug nuts.
Clean 'em up.
If you polish them they should come up pretty good and you...
I wouild agree with Pauls, then there's advanced down in Nashville.
Both excellent shops.
Oh shit, Now you gonna do my head in.
I love old guitars, I really really do.
As long they play 1/2 way good, and when they're nice, I love old...
If you have the means to deal with the waste.
If you have all the right equipment to polish to the standard of finish you want with out using...
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