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Old 09-02-2007
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My first attempt at wheel polishing

Most know I need a set of wheels for my 99 and have been looking for a good deal. I had an extra set of these setting around so I thought I would experiment. I took the worst wheel and stripped the clear and went at it. I am still not sure I want to use these though, may be for sale soon...

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doesnt look to bad how long did it take?
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Probably about 2 hrs. It takes a long time to get the clear off.
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Looks pretty good, what did you use to get the clear off?
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I just used spray on stripper from wally world, I think its kleen strip brand in an orange can.
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turned out pretty good
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Correction, it was bix stripper I used. Yeah it actually looks better out in the sun but I figured I'd get glare on the picture. I still have the other three to do but probably not today.
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so were you able to use them afterall?
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are you going to re clear the rims now?
if you don't they are going to corrode.

looks good though.
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Looks good, you can buy clear coat specifically made for rims in a spray can at auto zone, etc. Its a special blend that is suppost to turn much harder than normal clear.
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Yeah I agree. Looks pretty good. I'd slap some clear coat on them pretty quick.
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Yeah after days off work I have them all polished, I am going to use them on my 94. I am going to clear them but now I have to do some work in all the little windows first. The stripper messed up the gray inside of them. Not sure how picky I am going to be with them I already have alot of time into them.
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