Originally Posted by CTripps
Not really... you mean just buff them 'til they're nice and shiny?
I start by sanding them with 320 grit oxide paper to smooth the rough casting marks then work down to 400. When all of the surface defects are gone I go to my bench buffer and use buffing compound.
The aluminum will take on a chrome look after some work. They will also retain the look and only require an occasional cleaning with something like NeverDul or any good metal polish.
Post #65 shows how they'll look > http://motorbicycling.com/showthread.php?t=44276&page=7