Why Yes, You Can Mirror Polish a DeLorean

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Why Yes, You Can Mirror Polish a DeLorean

Yet another reason to own a stainless steel car. An “insane amount of time,” but the results are undeniably stunning; check out more pics in this thread at autopia.org. Rob Beschizza found that it’s been done at least once before. [via Boing Boing]


26 thoughts on “Why Yes, You Can Mirror Polish a DeLorean

  1. David Kavanagh says:

    they forgot to do the wheels!

  2. Ed Dodt says:


  3. Anonymous says:

    Audi A8.  All aluminum.  It’s been done with similar results, but not using a difficult to find, antique car.  

  4. Tom says:

    George McFly: Uh… now Biff, I want make sure that we get two coats of wax this time. Not just one.
    Biff Tannen: Just finishing up the second coat now.
    George McFly: Now Biff, don’t con me!
    Biff Tannen: I-I’m-I’m sorry, Mr. McFly. I-I meant I was just starting on the second coat.

  5. Dean Thomas says:

    I don’t know if I’d want to polish up my De Lorean likee that…

  6. tekmage says:

    It’s like a Cylon with wheels!

  7. Chip says:

    I sure don’t want to follow it down the highway in the morning or late afternoon…

  8. Janarootoo says:

    Talk about fingerprints… and it’s a road hazard on a sunny day…

  9. Karl Becker says:

    In my experience porlishing stainless steel takes takes a hell of alot of time and patience. If you try this you better be really commited.

  10. Bill "Stretch" Coleman says:

    Does it get better gas mileage now?

  11. S Patterson says:

    Looks lovely, unless you are behind it on a sunny day and the glare kills.

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