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Feels good to have it shiny and clean again!!!

It was a beautiful day today and i figured it was time to tackle my wheels. Winter was not good to them! They were spotted and oxidized pretty bad. I picked up Meguiar's new polishing cone and some Busch Super Shine Aluminum Polish just for the task. The polishing cone was BADASS. It is VERY durable and can fit nooks and edges better than a Powerball (on wheels anyways). Took me ALL day to get them shiny, then washed the ol girl and went for a casual drive to snap a few pics. I love it, havnt been able to take any good pics of the truck lately.....but its on now!

Also painted my drums and rear axles with some satin black. going to go pick up a few more cans to do the whole underbody soon as well as get some high temp paint for my exhaust. took all the pics on my Android phone

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Looks great! Nice and clean as usual.
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bro, thats sick. How did you prep/paint for your axles? I need to do this. Did you wash/scrub all the rusty crap then paint? Did you crawl under and just spray? sorry for the 20 questions
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Looks sexy haha
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Looks good!
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Scott, drive on over and do mine for me...k thanks.

Ill even fix you something to drink, just wake me up when you get here.
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Looks great. I've cleaned mine a few times this winter, but haven't spent time on it like I should have. I will give it some TLC in the next few weeks. Also needs a new battery and oil change.
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bro, thats sick. How did you prep/paint for your axles? I need to do this. Did you wash/scrub all the rusty crap then paint? Did you crawl under and just spray? sorry for the 20 questions
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That looks Sick Mcnasty. Next truck i have is gonna have aftermarket rims, i don't like the look of any other stock rims besides Alcoas.
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looks good
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i seriously love the black valence!! holy *****. if i may ask why did you do black brakes? why not red?
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looks good man. reminds me i need to wash mine. it hasnt been done since...october?
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Needs a lift!
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bro, thats sick. How did you prep/paint for your axles? I need to do this. Did you wash/scrub all the rusty crap then paint? Did you crawl under and just spray? sorry for the 20 questions
I usually would but it was pretty clean so I just crawled under there and went town. It wasn't really rusty or dirty, just faded and stuff.

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Scott, drive on over and do mine for me...k thanks.

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Needs a lift!
I know, ill be expecting one from ya for my wedding present lol

Oh and I didn't paint my drums red because.I like some things to look stock. I don't like random parts painted.
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Im impressed. If that spray isnt too pricey, I might go to town on the whole belly of the beast!
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looks pretty gehy as usual.
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looks pretty gehy as usual.
x2. Also scott where the socket goes on your lug nuts, did you ever get some slight surface rust or anything where the socket kinda grooves into it?
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Yeah i did, i just took steel wool to em.

oh and Andrew, your gay lol
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steel wool when cleaning them with soap and water or what?
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