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      08-17-2012, 02:30 PM   #7
tibra1
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Originally Posted by jochy2048 View Post
In general, what would be a good product to polish the wheels with? I'm not sure if the wheels are aluminum, metal or something else. I looked at them closely and they look like they have clear coat which I'm assuming I should treat them like paint (compound, polish, wax).

They are the 19" Premium wheels.
OEM wheels are painted and laquered..you would only need to polish if you have severe discoloration of the top coat..a good clean with the right product may do the trick..Some of the detail gurus can maybe recommend what to use..

I use plain soap and water but I also clean my wheels frequently (once a week)..that imo is the key... cleaning them often will prevent dirt, brake dust ect. from being embedded into the wheels causing pitting and discoloration.

Try to post some pics if you can
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