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Old 01-05-2017, 06:20 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by scoobysmak View Post
The big question is if the coating is still on the rims, many older wheels this has fallen off or chipping do to time and sun. What did soap and water do for them? A majority of rims come with some form of clear coat to protect the finish but does have a bit of a "dulling" effect. True polished rims get dirty in a couple of days without the coating.
The clear coating is flaking off all over. I washed them and they still look terrible...looks like brake dust ingrained in the metal of the wheel. I also used wheel cleaner too and a vinyl brush with no change. What do you suggest? Thanks.

Last edited by scoobysmak; 01-06-2017 at 03:02 PM. Reason: Fix typo in my quote
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