Factory aluminum rims

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zookeyknee
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Factory aluminum rims

Post by zookeyknee » Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:01 am

My 87B11 has the factory alum rims and they look awfull. Experimented opn small areas with sandpaper using finer grits,wire wheel on my drill,paint remover to try and remove the clear coating. They are dull and corroded especially under the clear coating. all my trying to have good looking rims failed so far resulting i n scratches dulling etc. Any one clean up their rims? id like to tr ywith rims on truck. Thans for any input & having a clean machine 45 ford man

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Ruffinit
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Re: Factory aluminum rims

Post by Ruffinit » Fri Mar 26, 2010 10:09 am

I came across this about a year ago.. There's a few articles on how to do this; this is one that looks pretty good:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5835701_recondi ... heels.html

zookeyknee
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Re: Factory aluminum rims

Post by zookeyknee » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:04 pm

thaks a lot for your time to point me.good spring project, Ford man with more faith and a smile that someone takes time to help.Long may you run

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Re: Factory aluminum rims

Post by clem » Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:33 pm

'87 bII d44,9",np435/205and a 302 ( on hold)
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