To clean chrome exhaust pipes, wash them with degreaser, then polish them with metal wax. If pipes are only lightly soiled, a cotton wadding product can make exhaust pipes shine.Continue Reading
Use the following procedures to clean chrome exhaust pipes.
If the chrome is dirty but not rusted, coat the dirty chrome with degreaser, and let it soak on the chrome's surface.
Rinse the chrome with clear water.
Apply polish, then buff it off after it dries.
For slightly rusted chrome, gently scrub the chrome with cotton wadding products that combine the cleaner, polish and mildly abrasive cotton wadding. The wadding is just abrasive enough to scrape off bits of rust while the polish fills in the minute divots that form from the rust.
Shine the chrome with a soft cloth.