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Old 02-06-2003, 11:00 PM   #1
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I just both a 1971 27' Airstream that does not shine. I was told to use the air conditioner spray that is used on the alumnium coils in home A/C. I tried it on a piece of 1/4" aluminum and it worked good. Would this type of chemical damage the exterior aluminum of my Airstream? I would like something that works to make it shine so any advice would help. Thanks,

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Old 02-07-2003, 06:10 AM   #2
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Shine on

You can literally spend an hour or two reading the opinions and processes of shining Airstreams.

Just do a search on "polishing"

About the Aircondition coil cleaner,
I believe you have succeded in presenting the forum with a new method. I cannot wait to see the opinions on this one.

I hopes it works for you whichever method you use because them Airstreams do look good when they are shiny up

Good luck,

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Old 02-07-2003, 08:23 AM   #3
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Air conditioner coil cleaners are another form of acid.

Cleaning or etching the exterior of "ANY" Airstream trailer or motorhome, with any acid, will cause hundreds of leaks over a period of time.

This question comes up every couple of months or so.

The answer remains the same.


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