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post #1 of 5 Old 02-17-2013, 05:28 AM Thread Starter
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Shark skin wipe on finish

Has anyone tried this product on their aluminum valve cover to stop oxidation? Or on any of part of their jeep? I saw it on Truck U tv show and if does have of what those guys say it does it would be great. More than likely its another snake oil.

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-17-2013, 05:36 AM
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Haven't used it myself, but have heard good things
BTW it's called Shark HIDE
it's made by Eastwood Co, which to me says something... I understand your hesitation, but Eastwood isn't really known as a snake oil type company for any of their products.

MY only hesitation would be cost... it's about $60 for a quart.
http://www.eastwood.com/sharkhide-al...ant-quart.html

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swap/build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/a...hread-1542284/
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-17-2013, 05:40 AM Thread Starter
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Oops hide skin I was close at least you knew what i meant thanks
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-17-2013, 07:33 AM
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there is also this product from POR15

http://www.por15.com/GLISTEN-PC/productinfo/GPCGG/

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post #5 of 5 Old 02-17-2013, 07:45 AM Thread Starter
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The por 15 stuff looks good. It sure would be great to stop the oxidation on the aluminum surfaces. I guess I will have to be the giny pig and try it.
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