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Old 12-29-2011, 01:57 AM
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Default Polished car guys when my car sits in the garage it oxidizes a bit...

It polishes out but if it sits for a few weeks i have this issue. I use Nuvite to polish but it comes back eventually. Is there anything I can do to prevent this
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Old 12-29-2011, 02:13 AM
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Do you polish by hand or machine?
I will look at the brand of polish we use.... Even with a good car cover wood floors (to keep the air dry as possible) the finish requires 2 good polishings a year.
They do look great when freshly polished....
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Old 12-30-2011, 10:57 PM
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I polish with a machine and touch up by hand. I usually give it one good polish per year. Maybe it's just the maintenance of a polished car. Oh well. I was thinking the car cover may make it worse? I have a nice soft heavy cover
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I got this tip from Stanley Wanlass (Stanley Wanlass Bronzes) try:

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Tom,
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It polishes out but if it sits for a few weeks i have this issue. I use Nuvite to polish but it comes back eventually. Is there anything I can do to prevent this
How about painting it?
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How about painting it?
Because then it would look like a CSX.
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I got this tip from Stanley Wanlass (Stanley Wanlass Bronzes) try:

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I missed this tip. Thanks Tom.
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Why not wipe with a wd40 soaked rag after polishing and then buff it; leaves a tiny residue and the shine lasts a long time; works for me in rainy England on old Triumph T120 cases and Borranni rims!
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This product works well and will last for a long time. Sharkhide
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Because then it would look like a CSX.
Well, he did ask if there was ANYTHING he coud do...:-)
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