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Old 02-02-2008, 05:16 AM
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Best aluminum polish?

I just bought a used set of Eagle Alloy wheels that are in pretty good shape overall, they are just a little dull with some minor pits. What's everyone's opinion on the best aluminum polish out there? I hear Mother's is pretty good.

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Mothers is what I use on my wheels and I love it.
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i like flitz, but its kinda expensive, it works great but mothers alum. polish i have had good luck to also
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Hey guys,
First post here, but thought I could add something - we've been using Collinite Insulator Wax on all of the aluminum and stainless on the boat and have seen great corrosion protection over the last three seasons. Nothing is pitted - (we do keep her clean though). I wax everything in the spring, and once again in the fall - and it goes through hell in between. I've also heard good things about Flitz around the docks.
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Hey guys,
First post here, but thought I could add something - we've been using Collinite Insulator Wax on all of the aluminum and stainless on the boat and have seen great corrosion protection over the last three seasons. Nothing is pitted - (we do keep her clean though). I wax everything in the spring, and once again in the fall - and it goes through hell in between. I've also heard good things about Flitz around the docks.
Great first post and WELCOME to the ORG!

I've used Mothers and was happy with it but I'll have to try some of the ones y'all are talking about.
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Not to beat it to death, but here's a pic I took back in July for some warranty work that needed to be done - hooked up a bluefin and it broke. This past season was the boat's third in the water and I'm happy with how the wax has protected the aluminum.
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:17 PM
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I havent had any experience with it yet but a bunch of people that I have talked to have suggested a product called Jewelers rouge. I guess they sell it at most truck stops. The guys that have told me about it detail tractor trailers and tri axles for a living and said it is the best they have used. I plan to buy some next time i go past a truck stop for my wheels on the truck and stang.
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:27 PM
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Mothers is really good. i have also heard the flitz is great. i used to use a polish called Wenol. it is expensive but it worked wonders on aluminum. try this link and look into it. i used the stuff in the blue box/tube. Wenol Metal Polish
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+1 for the mother's with the powerball attachment. I've used on a set of weld rims on my buddies mustang and it worked great and got in all the holes and crevices.
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Eagle makes liquid jewler's rogue if you can find it, it comes in brown(course), green(medium), white(fine/polish). Also, when you are done with the polish step, go over your wheels with Billet polish and then use Wheel Wax on them to seal the aluminum, I did this on my bus wheels and they are still shiny.
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