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How to Protect Your Alloys

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RiderOnTheStorm, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Apr 6, 2011 at 6:28 AM
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    RiderOnTheStorm

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    Hey guys,

    I know lots of us have the alloys on our trucks. What do you guys use to protect your alloys to keep them from peeling and looking like garbage?
     
  2. Apr 6, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    raswank

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    I put Collinite 845 wax on mine. Lasts a long time
     
  3. Apr 6, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    Wash them with soap and water and don't use any of those harsh wheel cleaning chemicals on them.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    Thanks for the info guys .....
     
  5. Apr 6, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    JeanClaude

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    Prevention is the best protection. Keep them clean with non-alkaline or high acid wheel cleaners then cap 'em off with a sealant. Don't neglect those inner dishes either...
     
  6. Apr 6, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    Destroy them with rock rash before they have a chance to peel.
     
  7. Apr 6, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    I see you're from Indiana.....don't run your alloys in the winter, otherwise they will peel and look like garbage after the &$*# off the roads has its way with them.
     
  8. Apr 6, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    RiderOnTheStorm

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    That's what I was afraid someone would say. There's nothing that one can use to protect them?
     
  9. Apr 6, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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