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I recently used a wheel cleaning agent on my stock GS rims that left a dull finish I cannot remove. Anyone have a suggestion for a product to polish GS rims?
 

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some of the cleaners have acids in them that will damage the coatings and metal. It sounds like yours are damaged...the coating will get clouded and dull and the metal can get oxidized and etched. You will need to have a wheel shop remove the coating and respray after polishing. I doubt you will be happy with anything you can try.
 

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I don't know the name of the product for sure (i threw it away), but I believe it was from the 'purple' product family. The foamy stuff that you spray on and hose off. I did not realize how sensitive the finish is on the wheels.
 

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Yeah bad deal mang... Thankfully I was warned about wheel cleaning products before I had the chance to screw my wheels up.. However I have seen people bring wheels back from using wheels cleaners on them with a product called mother's aluminum/chromium polish it come in a paste form in a small tub... you can find it for 3-4 bucks at autozone or most stores... Its an awesome inexpensive polish that you can use to polish out any aluminum..

But the other post was right you may have to have them re-cleared..
 

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n20rbit93 said:
Yeah bad deal mang... Thankfully I was warned about wheel cleaning products before I had the chance to screw my wheels up.. However I have seen people bring wheels back from using wheels cleaners on them with a product called mother's aluminum/chromium polish it come in a paste form in a small tub... you can find it for 3-4 bucks at autozone or most stores... Its an awesome inexpensive polish that you can use to polish out any aluminum..

But the other post was right you may have to have them re-cleared..
Mothers also makes a plastic waxer for your headlights. It's supposed to be specially formulated to remove those small nicks in the lens.
 
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