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Username Post: Rocker covers        (Topic#350523)
Hugomiller 
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Age: 68
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04-08-18 07:20 AM - Post#2730322    

Anybody got any ideas of the best way to clean/polish valve covers? What are they made of - some kind of pot metal?



 




Sting Ray 
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04-15-18 12:07 PM - Post#2731044    
    In response to Hugomiller

Jewelers rouge and a buffing wheel can polish them if that's what you're looking for. I had a place buff mine and they look like chrome.

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BigDogSS 
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05-31-18 09:06 AM - Post#2735487    
    In response to Sting Ray

I had a prominent west-coast Corvette restorer tumble a set I have. They came out perfectly clean. These are not polished.

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