How to Polish Metal

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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by Hobbawobba » Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:47 pm

Thanks everybody! Means a lot h: Just need to order the wiring and whatnot to support higher amperage :roll:
spirit r wrote: s(c)
Your alternator is the best serie 5 in UK. th:

I am missing the shiny pulley. Is it polished alloy or chromed steel.
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My one is actually an FD alternator! The series 5 was just one to compare against :D I'm going with a round tooth gilmer pulley kit from back in NZ
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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by ian65 » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:06 pm

Big respect Jesse.... that alternator is a work of art right there. Excellent. s(c) s(c) s(c)
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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by MelloYello » Sat Dec 19, 2015 8:51 pm

Hobbawobba wrote: My one is actually an FD alternator! The series 5 was just one to compare against :D I'm going with a round tooth gilmer pulley kit from back in NZ
Nooooooo don't do it.

Twin belt pulley please.

Note ; the above comment is a personal opinion, cannot stand that stupid whine

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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by spirit r » Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:14 pm

[/quote]Nooooooo don't do it.
Twin belt pulley please.[/quote]

Why not ? Easy to change to twin belt later. ;) The question is: what sound you prefer. The FD alternator bearing should be strong enough for the gilmer i think :lol:
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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by spirit r » Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:18 pm

Some shiny 12A oil metering pump picture chromed after polishing in the 90ties shows not so bad after this long time i think
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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by Hobbawobba » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:38 am

Looking good Thomas! That's why I find chrome appealing. It's much easier to keep looking nice :lol:

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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by KiwiDave » Sun Feb 07, 2016 3:04 pm

That's a very large sandblaster you have there Thomas :lol:
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Re: How to Polish Metal

Post by spirit r » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:31 pm

KiwiDave wrote:That's a very large sandblaster you have there Thomas :lol:
5 m long so you can put your Rx7 FB inside for perfect cleaning. Works good as you know Dave. ;)
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