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My rims are starting to look dated...

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TattooedGirl, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    TattooedGirl

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    I have chrome rims and they are starting to look not so good. My dad had my truck for a few years and he totally didn't take care of it. Now my rims have spots all over them, and I cant seem to get them clean. Any ideas on what I should use, or should I just invest in some new black chrome rimes I have been looking into. ANY IDEAS
     
  2. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    Re-paint them :)
     
  3. Sep 19, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    Is that easy to do? Or do body shops do that?
     
  4. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    Bearskill

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    Take a power sander to them and then powder coat them.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    You can go to an autoparts store and get chrome polish. Or sand them and spray paint them black. I think either would look great!
     
  6. Sep 19, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    Powder coat them black!!
     
  7. Sep 20, 2009 at 12:49 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Find a spray on chrome wheel cleaner from an auto parts store. I had never used any on my wheels(they were about 4yrs old) and had some light corrosion, build up from dirt and polish residue, and spots on them and after spraying the cleaner on, letting sit for a couple minutes and then rinsing with high pressure they looked 99% new again! Cant get any easier than that! :)
     
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