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    What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    These rims are one off rims without clear coat.

    They were polished to chrome like results.
    They also have vinyl inlays in spokes.

    Owner would like them to be protected...

    What is the best for polished aluminum rims?

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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Do you have the manufacturers information? If so, maybe you can aka them for more information on the manufacturing process which can help narrow down the cleaning a protecting process. If not, I would use the rear of the rim to test what you have on hand for the tasks.

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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    •I’ve often used Collinite Metal Wax #850
    for protection on polished aluminum items
    without noticeably diminishing their overall
    scintillation/shininess/brightness/etc.

    Note:
    -Collinite #850 has some Morpholine in it.
    -I like Morpholine’s anti-corrosion property.





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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Going to use Megs Fast finish on the bare polished aluminum....

    Will do a test but me thinks i'll be fine. AND get a one year protection out the deal!

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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    There is a product made specifically for this application but unfortunately AG doesn't sell it so ...

    That said, a coating such as PBL Diamond Wheel Coating should work nicely.

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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Quote Originally Posted by TMQ View Post
    Going to use Megs Fast finish on
    the bare polished aluminum....

    Will do a test but me thinks i'll be fine.
    AND get a one year protection out the deal!
    IMO:
    Your presuppositions seem tenable.


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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Quote Originally Posted by FUNX650 View Post
    IMO:
    Your presuppositions seem tenable.


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    Bob- your unmitigated audacity to use such terms as "Your presuppositions seem tenable" are, indeed profoundly enlightening.

    Oh...... And that Collinite 850 be some good stuff!
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Quote Originally Posted by TMQ View Post
    These rims are one off rims without clear coat.

    They were polished to chrome like results.
    They also have vinyl inlays in spokes.

    Owner would like them to be protected...

    What is the best for polished aluminum rims?

    Tom
    Pics of the wheels?


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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Quote Originally Posted by 57Rambler View Post
    There is a product made specifically for this application but unfortunately AG doesn't sell it so ...

    That said, a coating such as PBL Diamond Wheel Coating should work nicely.
    From my understanding it is Ok to mention the products just no links or threads dedicated about the product.

    Would a coating be Ok on bare polished aluminum?


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    Re: What should I use to protect Polished Aluminum Rims?

    Blackfire Metal Sealant works great on polished aluminum rims.

    BLACKFIRE Metal Sealant

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