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Old 06-23-2004, 05:31 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning melted bumper off of my SS exhaust tip.

Alright guys -

My exhaust tip got bent up into my bumper, and before I could bend it back (today), it started melting my bumper, and now the tip is straightened out, but it looks pretty darn bad.

I got most of the bumper plastic off while it was hot from my commute, but I was wondering if you guys use any good products on Stainless Steel to clean this stuff up.

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Old 06-23-2004, 09:36 PM   #2
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I'm curious to how it got bent up at it to begin with
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Old 06-23-2004, 09:45 PM   #3
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Stainless steel polish.
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Old 06-24-2004, 03:08 AM   #4
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I know it might sound kinda nuts but--- plastic will burn off so if u can do it without messing up your bumper maybe u can burn it off. If u have a propane torch just burn it off, or heat it up enuff so that u can melt it and then just wipe it off. If you use some other method and end up scratching it, get some mothers mag wheel polish and use some elbow grease. She'll come out shiny + smooth.
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Old 06-24-2004, 10:02 AM   #5
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Well, the EXACT same thing happened to me. My exhaust got 'bent' and before I was able to straighten it, my bumper melted pretty bad. Any other solutions beside a propane torch?
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Old 06-24-2004, 10:35 AM   #6
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The problem with the torch is, it'll discolor the stainless steel.

I got the bumper plastic off the tip just with the exhaust heat from my daily commute, and now I need something just to polish it up a bit.

As for the bumper, I am going to put one of those exhaust finisher plates on, like the one Subydude sells. That'll cover it.


http://www.subydude.com/parts/details.php?8
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Old 06-24-2004, 10:39 AM   #7
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The problem with the torch is, it'll discolor the stainless steel.

I got the bumper plastic off the tip just with the exhaust heat from my daily commute, and now I need something just to polish it up a bit.
Month later and still hasn't come off. HELP!
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Old 06-24-2004, 10:48 AM   #8
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It needs a little help to come off. I used a plastic cup to get the melted bumper plastic off while it was warm.
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