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I have a BBR Perimeter frame that was made back in 2004. Its been well maintained but dosen have that brand new shine to it. Im Getting the new supercomp adjustable rear swingarm put on and I want them to both have the same "bling". I've been polishing the hell out of the frame with mothers aluminum/mag polish and it looks good but still want a little more "wow factor".



Should I continue to polish it myself? Take it somewhere to be professionally polished? Or should I powdercoat the frame/swinger a "Gloss Aluminum" type color?
 

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Wet sand the frame with 1000 or 1500 grit sandpaper then polish it. it will give it the look of chrome the more you polish the shinier. But you do have to keep up with it and keep it polished to keep the bling factor.
 

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gottkts said:
Wet sand the frame with 1000 or 1500 grit sandpaper then polish it. it will give it the look of chrome the more you polish the shinier. But you do have to keep up with it and keep it polished to keep the bling factor.


or do a high gloss clear PC when ur done polishing it and you won't have to keep polishing it.
 

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HatterasCast said:
I want Super shiny aluminum color - but not chrome.



Will powedercoating hurt the stength/integrity of the frame?


No it will not hurt it.If you powdercoat it have them clear it also
 

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You can try hitting it with an SOS pad (the ones with the soap built into them), let it sit with the soap on it for a minute, then rinse it off. It really brightens aluminum back up to the original look (not chrome). You can also try some aluminum brightener or etcher.
 

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i wouldnt powder coat the primmy frame it would chip off and look really cheap plus it will dull after a few rides as your boots/clothes rub on it, and the clear powder coat would loose the shine too!

for the blingo blango polish its hard work but it looks the dogs bollocks!

what about anodise after polishing the frame???
 
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