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18" Mickey Tomphson Classic locks

Whats the best cleaning product for them wheels? They don't have that nice shine to them and alittle stained, wanting to get them looking like new, anything I can use? Tried simple green on them, did't work to good.

E-1999 F350 CCLB 7.3 6 spd Ranch Hands F/R, 8" Rough Country on 35x12.50(for now) Toyo MT on 20" Pro Comp, 6637, TS 6 pos custom tunes, 5" Diamond Eye Straight TB 305K and still rolling

Gone: 94.5 F350 5 speed, 35x12.50x18 Trail Grapplers, MT 18" classic locks, 6637 intake, 6 pos chip, 3" DP to 4" straight, Autometer C2 Pyro/Boost, Stage 2's
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use something called bar keepers help (think thats what its called) its a powder. i always used it when i used to have my old truck, always got rid of the pitting easily and brought back most the shine. you can always polish afterwards.
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BLUE MAGIC POLISH
and a buff ball from mothers i what i used

took about an hour to do all 4 wheels and they shined like crazy from a few months


SOLD - '03 7.3, MBRP, 38r, DP F5, HPX, RR, DIY 6637, 05 OEM Harley front, 08 OEM rear & mirrors, 20" Moto Metal, 35" Nitto's

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Sweet thanks guy's!

E-1999 F350 CCLB 7.3 6 spd Ranch Hands F/R, 8" Rough Country on 35x12.50(for now) Toyo MT on 20" Pro Comp, 6637, TS 6 pos custom tunes, 5" Diamond Eye Straight TB 305K and still rolling

Gone: 94.5 F350 5 speed, 35x12.50x18 Trail Grapplers, MT 18" classic locks, 6637 intake, 6 pos chip, 3" DP to 4" straight, Autometer C2 Pyro/Boost, Stage 2's
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I have MT's and i use Blue Magic! I LOVE it! i had tar on mine, i put some dawn dish soap in water and used 2000 and 1500 grit and wet sanded them. then used that blue magic and they came out nice!
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Sweet, probley try it out over the weekend sence next weekend ill have the new 35's Nitto trail grappler mt's and probley end up testing them out, so then ill have to wash the wheels agian! lol

E-1999 F350 CCLB 7.3 6 spd Ranch Hands F/R, 8" Rough Country on 35x12.50(for now) Toyo MT on 20" Pro Comp, 6637, TS 6 pos custom tunes, 5" Diamond Eye Straight TB 305K and still rolling

Gone: 94.5 F350 5 speed, 35x12.50x18 Trail Grapplers, MT 18" classic locks, 6637 intake, 6 pos chip, 3" DP to 4" straight, Autometer C2 Pyro/Boost, Stage 2's
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im gonna have to try this too my classic locks are kinda pitty lol

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I got to buy 4 new center caps for my MT wheels, what do you guy's think of me getting them powder coated black to match the powerder coated bead lock?


E-1999 F350 CCLB 7.3 6 spd Ranch Hands F/R, 8" Rough Country on 35x12.50(for now) Toyo MT on 20" Pro Comp, 6637, TS 6 pos custom tunes, 5" Diamond Eye Straight TB 305K and still rolling

Gone: 94.5 F350 5 speed, 35x12.50x18 Trail Grapplers, MT 18" classic locks, 6637 intake, 6 pos chip, 3" DP to 4" straight, Autometer C2 Pyro/Boost, Stage 2's
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i dont think black looks good on wheels but, it might look good on yours to tell you the truth.... in the end lets put it this way, its YOUR truck you do what YOU think looks good! HA
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My Bf told me there is an acid that you can use to clean wheels too. im not sure what the name of it is i can find out, but you spray the wheel down with a mist and spray on this acid and immediatly scrub it down with a medium stiffness brush, not too hard so you dont scuff the wheel, then rinse it off pretty quick. you cant let the acid sit on there too long cus it will literally burn the wheel. then you buff them with that blue magic and theyre like brand new. ill find out what the name of that acid is incase you wanna try it.
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