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Old 07-23-2007, 10:31 PM   #1
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I had a problem with the rims oxidizing. After trying many products I finally found Maguiar's Hot Rims.
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This stuff REALLY works! It applies like a paste wax and it took me about 30 minutes per rim, but as you can see it was worth it.
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I had a problem with the rims oxidizing. After trying many products I finally found Maguiar's Hot Rims.
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Here is an after picture



This stuff REALLY works! It applies like a paste wax and it took me about 30 minutes per rim, but as you can see it was worth it.
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Old 07-24-2007, 06:20 AM   #3
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WOW! Gotta try that.

Just did mine using another product and two different sized "PowerBalls". These are globe-shaped abrasive foam balls that are "chucked" into a power drill. This made the job a lot easier.

I'll bet the combination of these products works well.
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Old 07-24-2007, 12:21 PM   #4
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I just checked at Pep Boys for the Meguiar's Hot Rims, and found a liquid cleaner. I just checked the Meguiar's website, and found a Hot Rims Mag and Aluminum polish. I didn't find that at Pep Boys. I am assuming you used the Hot Rims Mag and Aluminum polish, not the Hot Rims All Wheels Cleaner that I found at Pep Boys??

Whatever you used sure looks great!! My wheels definitely look like the before picture.
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Old 07-24-2007, 05:28 PM   #5
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There is a product called Five Star from Zepmfg.com that does wonders on any type of metal. Amazing product!
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Jim - I did use the Meguiar's Hot Rims Mag and Aluminum polish. The hand way was not so bad, but the powerballs seems like a great idea.

Jerry - I did not try Zep's Five Star, however I tried NAPA mag wheel polish and others, none worked. the Meguiar's is the only one that worked.
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