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Old 28-04-2012, 07:11 PM   #11
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They dont look any different to before you machine polished them?
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Old 28-04-2012, 07:32 PM   #12
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They dont look any different to before you machine polished them?
Maybe it's photos, but it made HUGE difference, I wouldn't imagine myself that it could make such difference.
I'll try and find older photos of wheels and upload them.
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Old 28-04-2012, 07:42 PM   #13
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They dont look any different to before you machine polished them?

Machine polishing whether it be bodywork or wheels isn't just about the initial impact of the look, just as important is the silky smooth finish which allows easier cleaning.
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Old 28-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #14
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This is wheels then I bought car



and after polish

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Old 29-04-2012, 01:10 AM   #15
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good transformation mate, look like theyve been refurbed, cost me 200 notes to do my previous saab alloys...how long did it take you and what products did you use ?
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Old 29-04-2012, 12:39 PM   #16
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good transformation mate, look like theyve been refurbed, cost me 200 notes to do my previous saab alloys...how long did it take you and what products did you use ?
Original cleaning is here CLICK

And this time took me about 50-60 minutes to polish 3 wheels ( one is refurbished ) and I used Menzerna power gloss with ( I think ) green 3m spot pad.
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Old 29-04-2012, 01:17 PM   #17
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Good video and music and great results mate, when can you do mine
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Old 30-04-2012, 03:28 PM   #18
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Good video and music and great results mate, when can you do mine
Any time
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I was just about to open a new thread about polishing alloys!

Any of you guys with more experience than me or have any tips for polishing gloss black alloys?
(I have Corsa LE - I'm sure you've seen a million of them)

I would assume that removing the alloys, tires & removing the air valve would give better access.

I only have a few Ultimate German Applicators, maybe for inside/between the closer spokes and a Silverline Rotary with 5.5" back plate and pads.

If I get a 3" back plate to fit and pads:
(http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/machin...prod_1425.html)
Do you guys thinks there will be enough access inside/between the sets of spokes.

What products/pads combination would be recommended as I have no idea of paint type (Powder coated, 2Pack etc...) nor the actual thickness of the paint on them.

Mindis - your thoughts and ideas would be greatly appreciated!


Thanks in advance, Adam
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Old 07-11-2014, 03:30 PM   #20
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Sorry to say I didn't learn much from this video that I don't already know.
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