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Old 07-05-2017, 12:54 PM   #1
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Diamond Plate Polishing

I have a Weatherguard diamond plated tool box on the bed of my F-350 Platinum dually, which is one of my prides and joys. How do you polish diamond plate that is exposed to the elements? I used to put Turtle Wax Ice wax on it, as t was clear and didn't leave any white residue (even though it didn't hold up well, it was better than nothing). I tried my buffing wheel on it but it chews up the pad. Any secrets? Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-06-2017, 02:37 PM   #2
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IIRC the WeatherGard boxes are clear coated. Depending on the age you might have to strip them to get them polished back up. I had a full set on my 1997 F-150 work truck, that came off of an older truck. Danged company sold them with the truck in 2006... I wanted them boxes!

As far as polishing you will need a soft flap wheel, looks like it is made out of a bunch of mop strings. It will still get eaten up, just not as fast.

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Thanks Aaron. It still looks good but I want to keep it that way. I'll get the flap wheel.
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I just learned about this metal polish from one of my aviation forums: Our Products - California Custom Products Inc.
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