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Are American Force wheels high maintenance?

To all you guys riding on AF wheels...I'm shopping wheels for a bit of a makeover. AFs are one of my front runners, but being they are polished aluminum, I am wondering how difficult they are to keep their luster vs. chrome/PVD?
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Really? No one has American Force wheels...the purty shiny ones...and can tell me if they're easy or a PITA to maintain??
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I just bought Alcoa 22.5's, I have yet to polish them but I hear after a good initial polish they are not the worst thing to maintain as long as you stay on top of it.


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Running Weld Dune 8's and once you get a good base polish, they are failry easy to keep up with. Just make sure you don't get any tire shine overspray on them...really dulls the finish.

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Yes, they are. Unless you get the ones with the coating, you'll be polishing a lot to maintain the look.

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I was afraid they would take a "bit more" to keep looking their best...and for what they cost...they should be kept up as such.
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I had polished Welds back in the day, will never do that again lol. I love the AF wheels in black ..

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I had polished Welds back in the day, will never do that again lol. I love the AF wheels in black ..
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