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Old 01-15-2006, 12:34 AM   #1
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Well, the winter months ended up taking a huge toll on my stock chromies and I was thinking that they were ruined by how poorly they were looking. Apparently car washes are NOT enough to keeping them looking good. A nice polish was in order. as you can see in the picture, the rims were faded, un-reflective, and had rust formations covering them.

I used some Mothers aluminum and mag polish and the rims look great now!

rims before the polish... This picture was taken just after a car wash!


and after polishing them..
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I also used it on my exhaust tips which were rusting:
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WOW , what a difference!!!! The unpolished one looked like an alloy rim!!!
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wow im sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo glad i dont have to mess with winter



very nice outcome
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wow im sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo glad i dont have to mess with winter


Same here

Excellent after polish results.
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Looks great. I wonder if it would do anything on my 5-stars?
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I am gunna buy me some of that, thats proof enough!
WOW!
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why are you parked on a tarp?
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it'* attached to the ceiling and goes around the front and sides of my hood to keep my cat from jumping up on it. It'* ghetto, yeah, but it works.
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Awesome before and after!!!!!! Looks like a different wheel.

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you need to get your wheel weights on the inside
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