Wheel question

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  1. dg1

    dg1 New Member

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    Ok this might be a stupid question but ohh well.... So when I recently bought my 03 gt it ha fr500 17" aluminum wheels black with polished lip. I am not a big black wheel fan is there a way to polish the whole wheel?? If so how?

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    You can polish them just like any other aluminum. Sanding sanding and more sanding, moving from coarse to finer grit paper, then use a polishing compound. I could imagine trying to get into all the nooks and crannies on those rims.
     
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    To speed things up, use some kind of paint stripper on the rims first. Then use a plastic scraper to get the paint off. Dont wanna create any more scratches than you have. Only polsihing ive done was a motorcycle frame and wheels, and they dont have as many tight spots as your rims have, but it still was pretty tedious and time consuming.
     
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    Ok thanks for the info