How to remove burnt oil stains on SS exhaust extractor

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As the title goes, I need some suggestion from all of you. How do I remove the burnt oil stain on my SS exhaust extractor? Mine isn't polished finish, it is matte kinda finish. I wouldn't mind some scratches on it, as long as the ugly stain are gone.

Please share some ideas :adore::adore:

P.S i have tried using autosol, it didn't made any difference lol.
 

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I heard from my mechanic that wiping with petrol can remove any oil stain. He uses petrol to wash away oil stain.
 

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As in this kinda stain? I don't think petrol are strong enough to remove this kinda stain. I just grab a picture off google to roughly give an idea of what kinda stain
 

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As in this kinda stain? I don't think petrol are strong enough to remove this kinda stain. I just grab a picture off google to roughly give an idea of what kinda stain
This kind of stain looks like it really has burned into the steel itself. Not sure is it possible to remove them.
 

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As in this kinda stain? I don't think petrol are strong enough to remove this kinda stain. I just grab a picture off google to roughly give an idea of what kinda stain
Not oil stain. right? More like burn into the metal stain, or metal change color.....:hmmmm:
 

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err i wanna try cleaning it first, as of now i have no intention of wrapping it:biggrin:
From a zero to hundred (performance) perspective, wrapping it will reduce under hood temperatures and contain the heat in, which means faster exhaust flow out, which means less pumping losses from the engine.

But if you only care about show and not go, forget I said anything.
 

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This kind of stain looks like it really has burned into the steel itself. Not sure is it possible to remove them.
Ya lo that's the tricky bit sigh..

Try scotch bite. If cannot, then steel wool....:driver:
I did some research on the web, suggested that never ever use steel wool. no idea why also hahaha

Not oil stain. right? More like burn into the metal stain, or metal change color.....:hmmmm:
ya lo like burnt into the ss piping d, headache la

i think his got burnt marks coz of mech didnt wipe clean the extractor on his last workshop visit. if not his extractor would have that nice patina (correct ah?)
I miss the gold/blue runners :frown:

From a zero to hundred (performance) perspective, wrapping it will reduce under hood temperatures and contain the heat in, which means faster exhaust flow out, which means less pumping losses from the engine.

But if you only care about show and not go, forget I said anything.
The reason why i avoid wrapping is exactly what sweelt shown you above. I hope you respect different opinions and no i'm not the kind of guy that cares about "show and not go". peace.
 

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I did some research on the web, suggested that never ever use steel wool. no idea why also hahaha
Yours are matte finish mah! If polished finish I am sure the steel wool will scar it.
You can try light sandpaper on one part and see what happens. If ok, then carry on