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I have heard some talk of some sort of polish that you can use on factory rims that strips them and gives them the polished look. Has anyone heard of this?
 

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mope...but if you find it lemme know
 

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I got it at Kragen's, its called aircraft remover. it comes in a spray can or a gel. a got the gel cause i didn't feel like taping everything up. works awesome, just brush it on, let it sit til it bubbles up and wipe off.
 

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Just an FYI, it is not a simple spray or wipe on and wipe off and they are polished. I ahve done my last three bikes and it does take some time and elbow grease. I would figure if this is your first time expect to spend about 2 to 3 hours per wheel stripping them and then polishing them back out.
 

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the finish casting on the wheel is nice enough to leave it alone. i have not touched mine after stripping it and they shine very well.
 

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Yes they are machined with a very nice finish under them, but still it is not just a simple strip and they are ready to bling per say.

I strip mine, then after they are completely clean I use 0000 or 00000 steel wool to polish them up some and pull and minor surface scratches down. Then once I am happy with that I use Maguires "Billet" or regular Maguire to polish them out with one of the maguire buff balls.

My wheels have a great shine after this, require little to no maintanence at all. I usually only honda polish them to remove the dust and grime and the repolish them once a year with the maguire "Billet"
 
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