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~ How To Polish Your Exhaust~

Discussion in 'How-To' started by 04sleeper, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Mystic03

    Mystic03 Active Member Established Member

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    quad..whats specs on the catback..2.5" to 4" tips?
     
  2. quad

    quad Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yes.

    2 1/2" dia. tube, dual 4x8 mufflers, with 4" single wall slash cut polished stainless tips
     
  3. 87poopstang

    87poopstang Member Established Member

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    Wow started polishing my borla stingers today! 4 hrs later one side done tomorrow the other side
     
  4. 03Snakeb1te

    03Snakeb1te Banned

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    Would i be able to polish the stock exhaust ? Is it stainless steel?
     
  5. Tifosi2003GT

    Tifosi2003GT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Yes
     
  6. 03Snakeb1te

    03Snakeb1te Banned

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    Thanks bud
     
  7. Tifosi2003GT

    Tifosi2003GT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I cheated had a local shop do the pipes and tips..

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  8. SilverNotch

    SilverNotch Member Established Member

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    I polished the service rust off of mine then just out of curiosity called a metal polishing show and he said he would polish them for 65.00. Thats probably less then I have in the paper and labor so I might do it later because its hard finding time to do this especially since its my daily driver.
     
  9. quad

    quad Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Good thinking. How much did they charge?
     
  10. 03cobra#694

    03cobra#694 Want to play a game? Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Seems like a good deal to me.
    Curious also.
     
  11. w3bb3r04

    w3bb3r04 Slow 3v Member Established Member

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    Im redoing the tips only on my S197, is it better to just start out with the flapper wheel and get them perfect or just work my way down? I tried working down once and ended up with splotchyness some how! Anyone else experience that

    Edit: they are borla stingers
     
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  12. 03cobra#694

    03cobra#694 Want to play a game? Staff Member Super Moderator

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    ^^^Are the tips chrome?
     
  13. Tifosi2003GT

    Tifosi2003GT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Pm sent
     
  14. w3bb3r04

    w3bb3r04 Slow 3v Member Established Member

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    They were the stainless ones on borla axle back. I got them done finally. Took 2 hours just on the tips
    Before: the top is what is looked like being splotchy. Had to redo the whole tip. Bottom one is untouched.
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  15. DuffManRHA

    DuffManRHA The cake is not a lie. Established Member

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    What tips are those that you are using and what size are they? :
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    I really like the look of the beveled exhaust tip and would like to get some but am having trouble finding them a la carte from the rest of the exhaust :(

    For those disappointed in their results, I still think it looks really good (if not better maybe) by having a "semi-gloss" finish, I know I do and that's how I left mine.
     
  16. Tifosi2003GT

    Tifosi2003GT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    ^^^ dynomax tip.. They are too short..lol
    I just bought some 4" Mbrp tips
     
  17. BradB_04svt

    BradB_04svt Member Established Member

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    Great write up man. Looks awesome
     
  18. SADDLE

    SADDLE Rock Chalk Established Member

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    Finally finished my winter polishing project. 04Sleeper, I'm going to send you the bill I get from my Orthopedic Dr, my elbow and shoulder are goners now! Well worth the hard work though! Thanks for the inspiration.

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    I had so much fun doing the exhaust (Not!) that I decided to do my driveshaft as well.
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  19. 03cobra#694

    03cobra#694 Want to play a game? Staff Member Super Moderator

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    :eek:
    :coolman: Wow
     
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    You went above and BEYOND!
     

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