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#1 Old 11-12-2012, 11:57 AM
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What are you guys using on the optional 20" Aluminum Wheels?

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#2 Old 11-12-2012, 12:47 PM
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Are they bare metal aluminum, or coated alloy? I have bare metal aluminum and the cleaning/polishing process is a biiiiiiiiiiiiyotch.

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I think they are bare. What product do you use on them? Powerball?
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#4 Old 11-12-2012, 02:51 PM
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I have a powerball, but it just spews polish around. During the summer months, I use mother's metal polish and a microfiber towel. Just buff until it becomes a high shine. Now, if it you encounter snow / salt on the roads (which you probably won't in CA) then you might look into 0000 steel wool. Mine got out of control, so I ended up using a Non-Phosphated Acid Aluminum Cleaner to restore them. They look great now since I started using that stuff.

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As far as I know, the 2012 20" wheels are all clear coated. As such, they need to be treated like you would the body paint. Polish and wax.


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#6 Old 11-22-2012, 09:38 AM
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As far as I know, the 2012 20" wheels are all clear coated. As such, they need to be treated like you would the body paint. Polish and wax.
Cool, thanks for the response!
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