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 And the surface will become too greasy (often seen as a black slick of compound appearing on the surface). \\ And the surface will become too greasy (often seen as a black slick of compound appearing on the surface). \\
 Apply compound to the wheel for 1/2 to 1 second. Any more is just a waste of compound. \\ Apply compound to the wheel for 1/2 to 1 second. Any more is just a waste of compound. \\
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 |  Too much compound ((photo by Hippysmack)) ​ | |  Too much compound ((photo by Hippysmack)) ​ |
  
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 Any answer can be the right one. \\ Any answer can be the right one. \\
 You can dull it down with coarse abrasives for a satin finish. Or shine it up with finer ones for a 'like chrome'​ or mirror finish. \\ \\  You can dull it down with coarse abrasives for a satin finish. Or shine it up with finer ones for a 'like chrome'​ or mirror finish. \\ \\ 
-{{:techtalk:​ref:​notes:​polishing_stainless_19_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​200|}} {{:techtalk:​ref:​notes:​polishing_stainless_82_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​200|}} ((photos by Hippysmack[[techtalk:​ref:​svcproc46]])) \\+{{techtalk:​ref:​svcproc:​polishing_stainless_19_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​200|}} {{techtalk:​ref:​svcproc:​polishing_stainless_82_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​200|}} ((photos by Hippysmack[[techtalk:​ref:​svcproc46]])) \\
  
 It all depends on what look you are going for in deciding how you want to polish it. ((xlc06sportster of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=925547)) \\  It all depends on what look you are going for in deciding how you want to polish it. ((xlc06sportster of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=925547)) \\ 
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 The headlight mounting block and the brackets to bolt the headlight to the springer are fabbed from stainless steel. \\ The headlight mounting block and the brackets to bolt the headlight to the springer are fabbed from stainless steel. \\
 They were polished with a Dremil tool and hard compound specifically for stainless steel. \\  They were polished with a Dremil tool and hard compound specifically for stainless steel. \\ 
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 |  Stainless headlight mounting hardware ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070932)) ((http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1920839)) ​ || |  Stainless headlight mounting hardware ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070932)) ((http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1920839)) ​ ||
 ===== Rocker Boxes ===== ===== Rocker Boxes =====
  
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 |  Before - Removing oxidation - After ((photos by biknut of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=494417)) ​ ||After much scotch wheel, dry & wet sanding, \\ Scotchbrite and steel wool ((photo by engine of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=22604))| |  Before - Removing oxidation - After ((photos by biknut of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=494417)) ​ ||After much scotch wheel, dry & wet sanding, \\ Scotchbrite and steel wool ((photo by engine of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=22604))|
  
  
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 |Ultra fine Scotchbrite on one side, \\ followed by aluminum polish on the other: ((photo by HOMER308 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​threadid=925547))| |Ultra fine Scotchbrite on one side, \\ followed by aluminum polish on the other: ((photo by HOMER308 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​threadid=925547))|
 ===== Primary Covers ===== ===== Primary Covers =====
  
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 |Primary cover polished w/ Scotchbrite and dishwater, \\ then with aluminum polish ((photos by HOMER308 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​threadid=925547))|| |Primary cover polished w/ Scotchbrite and dishwater, \\ then with aluminum polish ((photos by HOMER308 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​threadid=925547))||
 ===== Foot Controls ===== ===== Foot Controls =====
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 It goes to the cross over shifter shaft. Shift peg is on the right side. \\ It goes to the cross over shifter shaft. Shift peg is on the right side. \\
 The stainless was sanded down smooth to about 400 grit and then polished with Dremel tool and metal polishing compound. ​ \\ The stainless was sanded down smooth to about 400 grit and then polished with Dremel tool and metal polishing compound. ​ \\
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 |  Shifter linkage shaped like a knife ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=911036&​page=3)) ​ | |  Shifter linkage shaped like a knife ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=911036&​page=3)) ​ |
 ===== Forks ===== ===== Forks =====
  
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 |  Removing glue gum ((photos by flskevin of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=854678)) ​ ||| |  Removing glue gum ((photos by flskevin of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=854678)) ​ |||
  
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 ===== Wheels ===== ===== Wheels =====
 The axle spacer tubes for the Rocker wheel are made from stainless steel heavy wall tubing and polished to look like chrome. ​ \\ The axle spacer tubes for the Rocker wheel are made from stainless steel heavy wall tubing and polished to look like chrome. ​ \\
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 |  Polished stainless steel axle spacers ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070932)) ​ | |  Polished stainless steel axle spacers ((photo by Graywolf of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2070932)) ​ |