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    Removing rust.

    I have a 99 Schwinn Automatic Comp Joe Garcia Signature model bike in chrome.

    I haven't taken the most absolute care of it, and there is a little rust on it. What's the most effective way to remove this?

    Thanks.

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    If it is just light surface rust, and not pitted, spray some WD40 on a rag and try to rub it off. If it's heavier than surface rust, try navel jelly (buy at hardware store and follow directions).
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    Naval jelly nasty stuff. Try chrome polish first. Not sure what naval jelly will do to chrome but have that feeling it ain't gonna be good.

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    Super fine steel wool can also do well, depending on the severity of the rust. Easy does it, of course.
    I'd agree that naval jelly might be a bit much for what you need.

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