Chrome wheel polishing/care. Please help!!

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  1. go2cdmb

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    For some reason I have water drip outlines that have spotted the wheels up. They won't come off. I also have some other markings, which I hope aren't pitting. Please help.

    1. What products do you guys use for care, polishing, and preventative care.

    2. Please give me an overview of what you guys do to your wheels. Example. What you wash with, and how often... even obvious things. These are my first set, and I'm getting pissy that I may be screwing them up.

    Thanks in advance, you come through pretty well. I appreciate your time!
     
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    cmon fellas!
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Have you searched the stickies and the forum yet?

    It would help to know what kind of wheels you have...chrome, coated, painted, aluminum, etc.
     
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    I don't know, have you taken off the wheels and tried chrome polish with a drill polisher yet? Have you tried claying the rims? I bet the drip outlines and pits are caused by a repeatedly heavy acid cleaning? Funny thing about acid is that it’s got to be neutralized if not then the acid keeps eating & eating away beyond repair. Back east has salt might be that too? Just polish the rims if they can't be polish then buy news ones because. Once chrome starts to fall apart it can't be repaired and its time for news one.
     
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    Yeah, I checked the stickies. The wheels are chrome, can you help me get a pic of it on here? I can't afford a sub. right now.
     
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    What is acidic? All I use is the car wash soap and rinse.
     
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    I also need specific detailed chrome care and cleaning tips for my wheels. PLEASE
     
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    please guys what do ya use?
     
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    Your local auto parts store should carry a lot of metal polishes. However, if your chrome wheels are coated you will need to use a regular paint polish instead.
     

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