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Old 06-15-2010, 04:52 PM   #1
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Polished Aluminum

I paid for the upgraded polished wheels on my 2SS. I love everything about this car with the EXCEPTION of these wheels. They have a real poor finish.

I would like to know what some of you others have done about this and are you as disappointed as I was?
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:03 PM   #2
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They are clearcoated, the only way to polish them is to have them stripped of the clearcoat and then re-polished (or chrome plated).

Not too disappointed with my stockers, most factory polished wheels from any brand of vehicle are about the same level of dull quality.

I suggest you upgrade wheels
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:07 PM   #3
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They are polished (and clearcoated) not chrome. Maybe your expections were too high. I am happy with mine.
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:56 PM   #4
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I paid for the upgraded polished wheels on my 2SS. I love everything about this car with the EXCEPTION of these wheels. They have a real poor finish.

I would like to know what some of you others have done about this and are you as disappointed as I was?
i didnt want the polished wheels on mine because i was just gong to black chrome them but its what all the dealers order them with
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:18 PM   #5
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some time ago another member was going to strip off the clear and polish a set to see how nice he could get them but I never saw anything back..
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:45 PM   #6
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Could be worse...you coulda got the "other wheels." lol

Nine...I love your sales approach. Awesome style!

Treat em like a painted surface, since they are, and use the same polishes and waxes that you'd use on your painted surface of the car.. (i.e Zaino, Adams, etc..)

I'm pretty cool with my polished style wheels for the price extra that I paid.
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Old 06-15-2010, 09:13 PM   #7
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I agree no the best finish...Decent wheels...
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