Wheel cleaning/polishing question *pic*

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  1. CRXican

    CRXican God Loves Ugly

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    here's a pic of my wheel:
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    Problem is that when I clean the inside lip, if there is any dirt or anything on there it gets scuffed or scratched. I'm not sure if it's aluminum or what. I actually think it's just a polished lip but I'm not sure what that means I should use to polish it further.

    I would like a product that would help me get rid of the scuffs and scratches on the unpainted part of the rim that will not mess up the finish. Any suggestions?
     
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    First, if you're going to clean without washing the whole car, make sure that you are using a cleaner that isn't to harsh and let it soak for a few minutes then spray it again and wipe it off. Second, if it is polished aluminum, Advance Auto has something called "Never Dull" that does a pretty good job on aluminum. It is a dry cloth that use after the wheels are clean. You just have rub on it for a while and when it turns black use a clean cloth to rub it off.

    Also, what happened to your center? Did you lose it or did it just not come with one?
     
  3. CRXican

    CRXican God Loves Ugly

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    I didn't put them on. They're on now, that's an older pic.
     
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    You might want to try Wheel Wax or Poorboy's Wheel Sealant.
     
  5. CRXican

    CRXican God Loves Ugly

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    whoa, that Wheel Wax looks awesome
     
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    CRXican God Loves Ugly

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    um ya, I guess wheel wax is next. I tried some Mothers aluminum polish but now I'm thinking the polished lip is also clear coated. It says a black residue is supposed to form and if it doesn't discontiune use. I got no black residue so I stopped. What a waste of $10.
     
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    I use plain ole wax on my wheels.

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