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Old 09-07-2004, 02:50   #1 (permalink)
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Polished my MPI fuel rail

Yeah, as the title suggests, I was out pulling all the mpi gear off the other ea yesterday and decided to try my hand at polishing up the fuel rail (since i'm such a ricer :D) anyways.. i took some photos:







also polished the fuel pressure reg, and half polished the air bypass valve (cant figure out how to get to part of it properly and cbf really lol
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

Good job :)
I wish i had the patience to do that kinda stuff... i can't even finish a damn bumper!
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

How did you do it? What did you use?
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Old 09-07-2004, 03:00   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

i did mine a few weeks back, only lightly with 1200 then 2000. Came up great.

Now I wanna take it off and do it proply though. mehh. 8-)
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

good job, autosol i take it? put some clear paint on it to protect the shine otherwise it will just go dull again. i hav'nt needed to do mine as it still has the goldy green colour on it and is still shiny.
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Old 09-07-2004, 03:13   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

600, 1200, then autosol... cos it was fairly bad in parts... started with a mounted polisher but couldnt get to as much as i wanted (and bent one of the brackets :-/)

had nothing better to do so...

clear paint sounds like a good idea will do that tomorrow probably...
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Re: Polished my MPI fuel rail

I did mine a few months ago.......have fun touching it up.
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yeah they look alright all polished up....just good luck keeping it that way lol!
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hmmmmm factory chrome/polished fuel rails are relaly nice
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Old 09-07-2004, 04:27   #10 (permalink)
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hopefully spraying it with some sort of clearcoat or sealer does the trick...
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