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Old 09-07-2009, 09:05 PM   #1
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2SS/RS Painted Aluminum Polishing

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Washing my car for the first time. I have the factory 20" wheels on my SS and believe that they are Painted Aluminum wheels.

How does one go about keeping the shine alive? I just washed them with car soap... they look decent now, but I know in the future they wont. What have yall done?
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Old 09-07-2009, 09:11 PM   #2
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same way u do the paint on the car
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Old 09-07-2009, 10:02 PM   #3
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I used the same Zaino polish on my - 3 coats as I did the new car today. They look great!
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:39 AM   #4
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In my case; Zaino, Zaino, Zaino.

I've used it on all the cars I've detailed, and the wheels look great.
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How about the Polished wheels, mine are already starting to look tarnished? i have washed and waxed them but still not great.
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Old 09-08-2009, 09:21 AM   #6
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I bought some Mothers Mag & Aluminum polish. I used it in an inconspicuous part of my wheel (I hope)... but it didn't turn black like the directions said. So I immediately discontinued use. Outside of the internet, where can one pick up Zaino locally?

I've only been to Advance Auto Parts... so maybe Autozone or Pep Boys?
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Old 09-09-2009, 04:08 PM   #7
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Does any body know who makes the 20" painted aluminum wheels for chevy that they use on the on the 2ss rs? I need to puchase some paint .
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I bought some Mothers Mag & Aluminum polish. I used it in an inconspicuous part of my wheel (I hope)... but it didn't turn black like the directions said. So I immediately discontinued use. Outside of the internet, where can one pick up Zaino locally?

I've only been to Advance Auto Parts... so maybe Autozone or Pep Boys?
You can contact Sal Zaino, www.zainobros.com, and see if he has a distributor near you. Unfortunately, it's not available over the counter. :(
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Old 09-09-2009, 07:06 PM   #9
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Zaino Z-CS works great on painted wheels.
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