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Hey guys,

I just bought a used Si axleback exhaust to replace my stock r18 exhaust. The only problem I have is that the exhaust finisher is covered in... black. The carbon build up seems hard to get off. Any tips?
 

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meguiars has a metal polisher wax that gets that stuff off EASY.
 

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i use wenol metal polisher for pots and pans. available at williams sonoma.
best part is that not only does it clean the surface very well, it leaves
behind a protective film that can withstand hot temps (pots and pans duh).

surprise your girl/wife by telling her you MUST to go to williams sonoma...
like now. lol

also get a better flowing intake or vtec controller...your a/f is rich.
 

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a diluted degreaser like simple green should get it clean

other than that, everytime you seed buildup on it just wipe it off with a damp cloth, that way it stays clean
 

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steel wool and some carb and choke cleaner or some brakecleen. I used to do that on my explorer all the time. It does work. then polish it with nevrdull
 

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what about us with ti-c? i heard you can rub the burnt tip off =X
yep, that purplish color does polish off if you use wenol or any
metal polishes. for that, i would use polymer based detailer spray
(Prima Slick or Meg NXT QD or something) and wipe off using a
soft MF towel.

ofcourse the exhaust needs to be cool to the touch when you're
working on it. :laughing:
 
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