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      02-01-2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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Can Anodize wheels be polished?

Can Anodize black wheels be polished to the polish aluminum look? Yes its weird, but I am growing tired of my Work S1R wheels. If so what would be the process?


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And want them to look like this:

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I tried to polish out some stains from a wheel cleaner on a set of anodized Fikse wheels. It did very little to change anything.
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You would have to strip the anodizing.
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You would have to strip the anodizing.
Excuse my Noobness, but is it possible to look like this top image of the polished lip?

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Are you talking about the center or the barrel?
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Are you talking about the center or the barrel?
The entire wheel
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The entire wheel
Yes, I know. I meant since the pic you posted was a silver center with polished lip did you want the wheel to look like the barrel or the center? Assuming barrel, I think it should be doable.
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Yes, I know. I meant since the pic you posted was a silver center with polished lip did you want the wheel to look like the barrel or the center? Assuming barrel, I think it should be doable.
yes you are right, the barrel, Sorry for the confusion.
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Take it to a good wheel re-finisher, I'm sure they could easily handle it.
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