Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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I have a spot of light surface rust on my new flywheel about the size of my hand, should I clean it off or just not worry about it?

If I clean it what should I use?

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Re: Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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It wont last long with all the slipping clutch problems Ive read about on the site! :mrgreen:
I would probably just lightly sand it.
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?

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Re: Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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0000 steel wool. 4 ought steel wool is great for that ,to clean glass,rusty chrome,,,you'd be surprised at what it will do for it. it wont take out pits but it'll make it look a lot better. 0000 wont scratch.
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Re: Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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poboyjo65 wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:40 pm
it wont take out pits but it'll make it look a lot better.
No pits mostly just red colored in one spot.

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Re: Light Surface Rust on Flywheel

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lavron wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 4:48 pm
poboyjo65 wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:40 pm
it wont take out pits but it'll make it look a lot better.
No pits mostly just red colored in one spot.

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Mike
In that quote I was referring to using it on rusty chrome . Things like the inside windshield trim on hardtops & bumpers it does really great. but on your flywheel it will take off the rust without affecting the grind swirls.
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