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Removed clearcoat and polished Alcoas

Picked up these Alcoas a while back. Got some Busch clearcoat remover and 00 steel wool. Finished up with a Mothers power cone and aluminum polish. Not perfect, but cleaned up good.



The one on the left is still clear coated.
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Looks good from what I can tell. Tiny pictures.
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Thanks Kris.Having trouble getting the full-size picture to load. All that comes up is the thumbnail.
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Thanks Kris.Having trouble getting the full-size picture to load. All that comes up is the thumbnail.
Are you uploading from your computer?
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Wouldn't load through Photobucket, so I loaded from the computer.
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Wouldn't load through Photobucket, so I loaded from the computer.
Sure the picture dimensions aren't small on your computer too?
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I can view them as full-size on the computer, but they wont load right. I've loaded them this way before, but its not working.
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Fixed. :)
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Fixed. :)

still pretty tiny? otherwise looks good though.
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still pretty tiny? otherwise looks good though.
Pictures are tiny?
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yes sir.. they were not even double the size of my avatar.
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yes sir.. they were not even double the size of my avatar.
You must have looked at the thumbnail. I didn't mess with them. Just inserted the pictures in the actual thread.

The thumbnails have been removed.
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You must have looked at the thumbnail. I didn't mess with them. Just inserted the pictures in the actual thread.

The thumbnails have been removed.
I clicky and they didn't get any bigger

no they're gone lol.
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I can't even view them. It told me to contact and administrator...?
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I can't even view them. It told me to contact and administrator...?
Serious? I see them, and they are a good size.
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Pics gone...
Fixed it
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finally! haha. looks great.
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finally! haha. looks great.
Thanks, pics decided to load tonight.
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Looks good
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Looks great dude. I Wish my alcoas look brand new again. One or two of them are scuffed up and nicked due to rocks and stuff. :-( Sometimes I wish I had different wheels I could use when I go off road. :-(
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Did u try the busch super shine aluminum polish?
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Used the busch clear coat remover, and mothers aluminum polish. Took a little work to get all the clear coat off.
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I like the look of the polished ones, but if i ever got a set i'd have to keep the clear coat on, just because i'd be paranoid of the michigan winter really messing them up.
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