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Old 03-18-2009, 09:06 PM   #1
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Is Polished Aluminum Easy Maintenance

How difficult is it to maintain Polished Aluminum Rims ?
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Old 03-18-2009, 09:11 PM   #2
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i have them on my truck now and will never have them again because of the CONSTANT cleaning to keep them looking good
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Old 03-18-2009, 09:31 PM   #3
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Factory polished wheels have clear coat on them. Keep the brake dust washed off and you never need to polish them.
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Old 03-18-2009, 10:05 PM   #4
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19' inch rims over the 18' inch rims

Is there anybody who has a picture of the 19' inch rims that are available for an extra $ 470.00?? And does anyone know what type of tire comes with that 19' rim? I'm not a big fan of the standard 18' inch rims with the all season tires. I've looked for pictures of the rims but have had no luckl.
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Old 03-18-2009, 10:32 PM   #5
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Factory polished wheels have clear coat on them. Keep the brake dust washed off and you never need to polish them.
Agree ^

My brother's C6 has polished aluminum rims; I put the occassional coat of polish on them and make sure to wash them regularly and NEVER let brake dust to accumulate on them, and no problems.
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Old 03-18-2009, 10:39 PM   #6
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I have them on my SS/SC and as long as you keep the brake dust from not caking on they look great
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Factory polished wheels have clear coat on them. Keep the brake dust washed off and you never need to polish them.
...and salt! You're excused for not saying that Dan. I know how rough you have it in winter...
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I've got them on my C5 Vette and no problem. Just wash them and keep away from curbs.
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...and salt! You're excused for not saying that Dan. I know how rough you have it in winter...
oops....yeah the only thing we use that for down here is food...
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