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    Getting rid of the staining on the throttle body

    Assume it should be here as it's sort of a cleaning question.

    Mine isn't mirror-like. It's stained. I've tried Megs metal polish but that didn't work.

    The battery is on charge for the weekend, so while it's not getting used i was going to clean it but try get the metal (specifically butterfly) shining if at all possible.


    Are they all supposed to shine (assuming if new) or what? Some wire wool on the job do the trick as i didn't try that last time?

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    Don't bother Kev, it's not a fashion show .

    As long as as much crud is removed as possible it'll be perfectly fine - it it doesn't come off with carb cleaner (or similar) then don't bother.

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    Ah hokay. Just wondered how some had brought theirs up shining when i could only get rid of the cack, but leaving a nice stain.

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    If you really want to get rid of it, use Autosol. Quite an aggressive polish
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    As Geoff said, what doesn't come off with carb cleaner, don't worry about. It's functional nor fashionable
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    But its shiney!
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