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What's the best method and products to use to polish my stainless windshield surround, rocker moldings and hockey sticks?

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'67 Conv. 289 C-code Frost Turquise
'99 Ford F250 Super Duty 4x4
'01 Ford Escape (wife's car)
 
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I used stuff called jeweler's polish or jeweler's compound. It looks kinda like clay... what you do is use this little cotton disc and attach it to a drill or a dremel (anything that rotates), then as you have the disc thing spinning dip it into the compound so it coats the cotton. then you simply poilish the stainless. I hope you can decipher this, but if you can it works well
 
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i agree with the other post. you need a drill that has a lock on the trigger so you can run it without having to hold it down. a good idea is to put the drill in a bench vice and just let it run. You need a large cotton pad and 2 types of compound, the dark grey and the jewelers rouge(white). I like to use 2 different pads for each compound.

sometimes, i will use like 600 grit sandpaper to get deep scratches out of the stainless before buffing.

also, the rocker mouldings are not made out of stainless.

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'00 GT Conv, triple black


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The windshield mouldings are stainless, so I use paint thinner to clean, a penny to strip off any paint, and #0000 steel wool. The hockey sticks are aluminum, and everything I've tried just dulls them. I don't have rocker panels in AL, so I can't help you there.

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the hockey sticks being referred to are the boot trim on a 67 convertible.. you know, the mouldings inbetween the top and the back of the car. on a 67 and 68 these are stainless. on a 65/66 the center piece is stainless and the sides are chrome. and, actually, 67/68 is a 2 piece and 65/66 is a 3 piece.

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'00 GT Conv, triple black


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Hmmm...I've always referred to the front seat outside trim pieces as hockey sticks...that's what I meant.

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