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    Polishing Rocker Cover

    hi

    is it possible to polish the rocker cover of the engine up to get it shiney? i think its aluminium but not sure where to start. anyone got a method of doing this?

    cheers
    gareth

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    What engine is it?

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    its an x20xev

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    It's plastic

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    serious?? bloody hell i woulda thort that was metal. thats stuffed that idea then lol! how does it take paint? prehpas a nice silver will brighten it up a bit?

    are metal versions available? i guess they would be expensive??

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    IIRC there are a very very small number of metal ones, but by far the majority are plastic.

    However they take normal rattle can paint really well, but be sure to throughly degrease it before you start.

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    so its possible mine is metal?

    guess you cant test it with a magnet either as it will be ally??

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    There's a very very very very small change that it is.

    Have a go with some brasso in a hidden corner and see it it shines up, or you cut through the paint

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    will do cheers geoff!

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    its already silver surely?

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