any tips on cleaning ....

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  1. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    A set of Weld Racing Drag lites ??? , these are forged aluminum wheels and looking for a cleaner / polish to make these wheels really shine
     
  2. Camaro75LT

    Camaro75LT Masshole Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Mothers polishing cone with 3m aluminum restorer and polish. Wax with your choice of waxes.
     
  3. camaro lover

    camaro lover Veteran Member

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    i tried mothers aluminum polish on my torque thrust 2's and it wasn't coming up the best so i switched to autosol and it did wonders with the power ball. some spots you have to get by hand cause the power ball or cone just can't do it properly.
     
  4. David79Z28

    David79Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I've had success with a powercone and Mothers mag and aluminum polish.

    http://www.autogeek.net/motmagalpol.html

    To keep the shine, Blackfire metal sealant worked great. I currently have Colinite 845 on my wheels. It's held up great too.
     
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  5. KEVS79

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    There used to be some stuff that looked like pink cotton candy that worked good on polished aluminum. Can't remember the name of it though.
     
  6. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks guys !!! , I do know the trick using corn starch powder to remove the polish residue . Was looking for something like Zoops , they use a cleaner , polish and wax to keep the rims very shiney for longer periods between cleaning
     
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    KEVS79 Veteran Member

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    That might be it. It was pink though.
     
  9. KEVS79

    KEVS79 Veteran Member

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    I think I found it. X-Treem metal polish. It's been a long time but I think that is it.
     
  10. kawboy

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    Wizards metal polish is pink.
     

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