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post #1 of 14 Old 05-04-2012, 06:47 PM Thread Starter
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Best chrome wheel polish

Ok I polished my wheels with flitz polish. Looks great but it looks really foggy and unfinished. What other crap can I put on the wheel to really bring the shine out?Best chrome wheel polish-imageuploadedbyautoguide1336185906.645255.jpg


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Go over the wheel with Billet polish and finish with American Racing Wheel Wax.. (And you do mean ALUMINUM wheels, right?)

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Speedy Metal polish works real good on aluminum.
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Are they clear coated? If not

You might want to start a light coax of acid to clean them, followed by wet sanding if needed, if not go around it with an SOS pad till it feels "smooth" wash and dry, start off with a coat of rubbing compound then use a buffer and rag to clean it.

If you rims aren't that bad and you don't need to get the base down you might be able to got straight to polish. I use Brite max ez cut either by hand or buffer and then Brite max final shine by hand,


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Factory wheels that ive seen had a clear coat that gets foggy. If thats what you have its gotta come off. If you have bare alloys and not chrome you can hit em gently with 0000 steel wool. Then hit it good with some mothers polish and itll look loke a mirror.

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doing my above method with britemax products... this was after 8 hours of work so truck is "dirty" took me about 35 hours to do the whole truck.

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For chrome i use nevr dull but my wheels are polished aluminum and i use mothers mag/aluminum polish for those

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For chrome i use nevr dull but my wheels are polished aluminum and i use mothers mag/aluminum polish for those
Use the Billet Aluminum polish as a final coat, they'll really shine. The mag aluminum polish is kinda coarse.

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Use the Billet Aluminum polish as a final coat, they'll really shine. The mag aluminum polish is kinda coarse.
Is that stuff a paste also?

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Is that stuff a paste also?
Yep, the regular polish will put fine scratches in the aluminum, the billet takes those out.

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