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Working on shining my rims!

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Old 04-03-2013, 10:34 AM
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After about 2 hours!
Thinking about getting a clear coat on them after finishing them up.
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:28 AM
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Very nice!!

If you stripped the factory coating, then definately get a sealer or clear coat on them (other wise they won't stay shiney for long).
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:09 PM
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They aren't factory rims they are cheaper aftermarket ones
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:23 PM
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Excellent improvement!! Nice work
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:40 PM
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Thanks! Its a bitc* to do one but the results are pretty sweet!
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:56 PM
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Turned out great!
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:02 PM
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Looking pretty nice they really needed some of your TLC. You have any power tools with lambs wool or burnishing wheel attachments, it would really speed up your project for you.
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:04 PM
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Looks good. If your doing it by hand i'll bet your fingers are killing you.
 
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:18 PM
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Yes I have done one by hand and a half of one with the mothers powerball....it almost seems to take longer with the powerball but not as much work...
 
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:38 PM
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Doesn't matter if they're factory originals or aftermarket aluminum wheels. If there's no protective coating, they'll corrode on you.
 

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