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Old 07-13-2012, 12:28 PM   #1
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clearcoat polished wheels?

Im considering refinishing the lips of my wheels via the sandpaper/ polish method. My lipsare clearcoated now and have the classic spider web thing going on. Anyways im wondering if i should clearcoat them when done. If so what kind? Poly. Or enamal? O'we and i live on the coast so the car sees its share or salt.
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:40 PM   #2
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I have always just waxed my wheels to help protect the finish. I am interested to find this out as well..
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I polished mine and then had them powder coated

Alternative - Polish and apply a coating Optimum Opti-Seal

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I polished mine and then had them powder coated

Alternative - Polish and apply a coating Optimum Opti-Seal
Ive always wondered about sealers. If tou dont claybar the paint wont it really seal in any crap in the paint too? You really think it will work n the wheels huh? Thats an easy solution!
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[If tou dont claybar the paint wont it really seal in any crap in the paint too?] Not sure what you are asking here]

[You really think it will work n the wheels huh? Thats an easy solution!] Before I had them powder coated it worKed for me (sea /salt spray, heat etc)
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I tried something different last night just to see how it would do and it turned on much better than I thought. I had the spare buffer pad that came in the Megiuars headlight restore kit. I used that with some Mothers Billet polish on my wheels for my M3 and was very surprised. put a coat of wax on after and the result was amazing.
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I tried something different last night just to see how it would do and it turned on much better than I thought. I had the spare buffer pad that came in the Megiuars headlight restore kit. I used that with some Mothers Billet polish on my wheels for my M3 and was very surprised. put a coat of wax on after and the result was amazing.
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