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Old 07-02-2009, 12:10 PM   #1
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Maintenance on Polished wheels

To me it only makes since to upgrade to the Polished wheels for $450. So, I'm curious if they will be a pain in the a$$ to maintain. Will I have to polish them once or twice a year to keep them looking nice?

I actually think chrome wheels would be better but I've already checked into it and it would cost about $1,100 to chrome the factory wheels. Not cost effective since I could probably get aftermarket wheels for just a little more and there are plenty of other things to do to the car for that kind of $$$.
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Old 07-02-2009, 12:16 PM   #2
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They are clear coated. No need to polish, just treat them like paint.
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Old 07-02-2009, 01:13 PM   #3
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They are clear coated. No need to polish, just treat them like paint.

until about 20yrs down the road when the clear coat turns yellow and begins to chip
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Old 08-13-2009, 11:00 AM   #4
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The manual on mine says to only use wax on them no metal polishes or cleaners. I have waxed mine and they seem to repel dirt/barke dust relatively well.
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