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keep my chrome wheels as new everytime

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by bra, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Apr 21, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    bra

    bra [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Smoked headlights with White DTRL, Black fender flare, Debadge that chrome letters, Mudflaps trims, Black V6 badge. Soon to come : Black OEM wheels with Michelin tires.
    Hello fellas, I have an access cab trd sport but I have changed my wheels for a 20"wheels lithium 6 liquid metal chrome, they are very beautiful and very brilliant but the problem is it's very hard to care them because I need to clean them often and often.
    I don't know if it is the blister or the strong dirty but they are sometimes very hard to clean, what do u think is the best solutions to have them like new?
     
  2. Apr 21, 2009 at 9:05 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Chrome cleaner and polisher


    Its in a tub and it has a blue top with blue labeling
     
  3. Apr 21, 2009 at 11:32 PM
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    frozen_taco

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    just used Mothers chrome polish on my wheels and they shined right up took like 10 easy minutes too.
     
  4. Apr 22, 2009 at 4:43 AM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    +1 on Mothers. They make great products.
     
  5. Apr 22, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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    GoBlueFan

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    It's chrome, wipe em down with some good cleaner...done.


    If you think those are difficult, get some billet wheels that require polishing. Chrome is about the easiest thing to care for out there.
     
  6. Apr 22, 2009 at 6:20 AM
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    sapper987

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    +2 on the Mothers. I also use just a little spray wax after I polish. It helps keep brake dust and stuff from sticking to it. Go to the Detaling subforum. Mike, a professional detailer, has a thread full of good info.
     
  7. Apr 22, 2009 at 11:33 PM
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    bra

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    Thanks guys for the info
     
  8. Apr 22, 2009 at 11:42 PM
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    toku58

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    6" Fabtech Stage II, 17x9" Centerline Eclipse rims, with 12.5x35x17" BFG KM2's. On board air system,Toyota skid plate, spidertrax wheel spacers, TRD CAI w/AFE ProDry filter (21-90045),Flowmaster Dual exhaust, GrillCraft grill w/custom emblem, Custom Shifter, BushWacker fender flares, Hood struts, Underhood lights, TW driveshaft, Wet Okole seat covers, Dashlight mod, Many other little things to make the truck complete!
    :rofl:Yeah I just spent 3 hours polishing my rims! Billet sucks!:eek:

    Chrome is easy!:thumbsup:
     
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