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Old 04-28-2017, 08:36 PM   #1
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Cleaning Wheels?

Any tips for cleaning this up? The face of the wheels still look pretty good, but the inner surface looks terrible on all for wheels after being neglected for a couple of years prior to being parked in my back yard for another six. It looks like some of the clear might be coming off, but I honestly haven't looks to close yet. I'm not planning on doing much to the face of the wheels other than cleaning, but for the inner surface, I'm thinking I may need to clean them with something aggressive and maybe shoot on a a layer of rattle can clear coat.

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Old 04-28-2017, 09:38 PM   #2
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i would try some adams polishes deep wheel cleaner with a one of their brushes.
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Old 05-07-2017, 06:11 PM   #3
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Thanks! I picked up a bottle earlier this week. Unfortunately, I think my wheels were a little too neglected, no amount of scrubbing with a wheel brush seemed to really clean these things up, I stepped up to a stiffer deck brush, and ended up using a green scotchbrite on the inner portion to clean them up.



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Old 05-08-2017, 06:36 AM   #4
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Not bad man, I use NAPA Aluminum wheel brightener (acid), followed by Eagle 1 tire and wheel cleaner. Use the acid only once, don't let it linger too long. If you look up my tahoe thread in member's rides you'll see my wheel cleaning.
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I see if I can pick some up, it's probably worth trying before I take some sand paper to it. The front wheels were much worse than the rears. The front discs were very rusty and I am willing to bet all the damage was from bits of rust flinging off while driving.
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