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Old 05-16-2012, 11:58 PM   #1
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Can u wax rims?

I have meguirs wax and I'm wondering if I can wax my rims. They are 45th anniversary rims
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:58 PM   #2
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most rims, especially if they have a clear coat, can and should be waxed, i always do mine!
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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YES!!!
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:13 AM   #4
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Not only CAN you wax your wheels, you SHOULD wax your wheels. Like any other surface of the car as you drive they will be subjected to abuse and the elements. Using a durable wax or sealant to protect them helps make sure that contamination doesn't lead to bigger problems as well as makes them MUCH easier to keep clean.

I personally like our Quick Sealant on wheels. Its very durable, highly heat and detergent resistant, and best of all fast/easy to apply.
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:08 AM   #5
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Plus one on the quick sealant. Just put a coat on mine today.
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Old 05-17-2012, 05:54 AM   #6
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Yes you may, the only problem I run into is that the wax doesn't last long because of the heat that comes the brakes. I like using a sealant for more durability..
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:12 AM   #7
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I have meguirs wax and I'm wondering if I can wax my rims. They are 45th anniversary rims
Yes, yes, yes! You can definitely wax your rims. On page 10-90 in your owner's manual is a good starting point on how to clean your wheels. It states: Use a soft, clean cloth with mild soap and water to clean the wheels. After rinsing thoroughly with clean water, dry with a soft, clean towel. A wax may then be applied. Keep the wheels clean using a soft, clean cloth with mild soap and water. Rinse with clean water. After rinsing thoroughly, dry with a soft, clean towel. A wax may then be applied.

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