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Old 11-13-2020, 09:40 AM
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Default Has anyone polished the windshield frame?

Ive really been digging the look of a clear windshield and a super / high polished frame. I was thinking about picking up some Chemical Guys Heavy Metal polish and going after it with a rotary polisher.

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Old 11-14-2020, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by heavydutychevy View Post
Ive really been digging the look of a clear windshield and a super / high polished frame. I was thinking about picking up some Chemical Guys Heavy Metal polish and going after it with a rotary polisher.

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Normally you take the glass out and send the frame to a polisher.
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Old 11-19-2020, 02:13 PM
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Is there a reason to run the risk of damage to a windshield from removal to polish the frame?

I was thinking of taping off the windshield, and going about it that way.
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Old 11-21-2020, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by heavydutychevy View Post
Is there a reason to run the risk of damage to a windshield from removal to polish the frame?

I was thinking of taping off the windshield, and going about it that way.
You you are talking about a stainless windshield frame that needs to be repolished correct?
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I think my frame is painted aluminum..? on my 292.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:16 PM
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I think my frame is painted aluminum..? on my 292.
Yeah, for sure needs to come apart. Needs to be paint stripped then polished then sealed with a lacquer or something because polished aluminum will tarnish.
My dad owned a plating shop for 30 years so I know the process for this. I personally wouldn't do it, it's a lot of labor to get it apart and put back together. Plus the stripping polishing sealing cost would be at least $1000.
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Yeah, for sure needs to come apart. Needs to be paint stripped then polished then sealed with a lacquer or something because polished aluminum will tarnish.
My dad owned a plating shop for 30 years so I know the process for this. I personally wouldn't do it, it's a lot of labor to get it apart and put back together. Plus the stripping polishing sealing cost would be at least $1000.
I don't plant to do this, just stating, that on my boat this part as far as I can tell is aluminum, not stainless.

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