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Old 07-14-2005, 03:03 PM
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W126 Trim - SS or Al?

Is the bright window and door trim on the W126 cars (mine is an '87 560SEL) stainless steel or aluminum? I'm thinking of buffing the trim up a bit and need to sure I know what metal I'm dealing with when selecting buffing wheels and rouge.

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Old 07-15-2005, 12:34 PM
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Is the bright window and door trim on the W126 cars (mine is an '87 560SEL) stainless steel or aluminum? I'm thinking of buffing the trim up a bit and need to sure I know what metal I'm dealing with when selecting buffing wheels and rouge.

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jlc
It is aluminum. Search this forum and you will find a discussion on this subject.
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