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Does somebody have a procedure they use for shining up the exterior aluminum diamond plate on the front of their trailer?
I can get it cleaned up and a little shiney, but not a brilliant like shine.
Using a couple different pads and a 90* body grinder. But even a soft pad won't get a decent shine....


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I hire a couple of crack heads…
 
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How funny....about halfway through trying to do mine I thought "fuc this....this is crackhead work" lol


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Dave,

Just come up off some of that $$$ you have & get someone to do it! Wink I'm getting ready to have my truck & trailer detailed. Big Grin

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Just come up off some of that $$$ you have & get someone to do it! Wink I'm getting ready to have my truck & trailer detailed. Big Grin

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I remember in the "old days" there were guys that used to come through the pits and wash/detail trucks and trailers. polish wheels and any aluminum you had....I guess now days there's just guys that go through the pits to rip you off...


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I never saw it at the local level, but seen it plenty at the Divisional & National races. Cool

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I never saw it at the local level, but seen it plenty at the Divisional & National races. Cool

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Yes that would be the "old days" when I ran nhra races.....


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I remember in the "old days" there were guys that used to come through the pits and wash/detail trucks and trailers. polish wheels and any aluminum you had....I guess now days there's just guys that go through the pits to rip you off...


At St Louis this past September, the guy offered to do all 10 wheels on my rig plus the tanks for $30. I couldn't get the money out fast enough, and they looked great!


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I remember in the "old days" there were guys that used to come through the pits and wash/detail trucks and trailers. polish wheels and any aluminum you had....I guess now days there's just guys that go through the pits to rip you off...


At St Louis this past September, the guy offered to do all 10 wheels on my rig plus the tanks for $30. I couldn't get the money out fast enough, and they looked great!


yep me to, thats what I do when I see them, TJ's


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Gord’s aluminum polish worked for me. There’s a YouTube video about it.


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Either Flitz or California Purple polish.
A friend of mine used to use scrap pieces of carpet cut into 4"x4" at one time.
 
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Funny I’m about to spray miiinewith bed liner because when it’s polished it reflects my led back up lights and makes I hard to see
 
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imakehp try calling around RV parks there are many folks who clean and polish them maybe one of those guys would do your trailer floor. We had them done twice last winter when in AZ


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I use White Diamond and a foam buffing pad on aluminum and get good results. https://whitediamondamerica.co...l-polish-and-sealant
 
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Just need to polish a couple replacements pieces on the front of the trailer...I'd kill myself if I had polished diamond plate for a floor....my flooring is one piece vinyl 8" black and white squares pattern


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