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Polishing My Aluminum Rims

I have the stock aluminum rims and was wondering if I could use a product like Mothers Billet Aluminum Polish to make them shine?

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yes sir thats what i used on my wheels and they shine like a mirror, its also good for removing minor scuff marks!
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Mothers power ball works wonders also.

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I have the stock aluminum rims and was wondering if I could use a product like Mothers Billet Aluminum Polish to make them shine?

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What you need to do to get them to really shine depends on how bad they are to begin with. You may have to start with a super fine sand paper and wet sand them up to a 2000 grit and then polish them. First with a red jewelers rouge, then the white jewelers rouge using a buffing wheel. Then hit them with the Mothers. That'll make them look like new but is somewhat time consuming.
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I used aircraft stripper to remove the factory clear coat and a powerball and the look great

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