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Old 29-05-2018, 03:40 PM   #11
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shame mate, but you might have to consider changing to a powder coat or something like that? Could always trial using plastidip to see if you like it, then peel it off again if not?

I used to have some polished stainless steel wheels and when they went a bit off I used a load of metal polish and rotating polishing pad on my drill which worked reasonably well on the steel but not sure if it would work on a chrome plate.
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shame mate, but you might have to consider changing to a powder coat or something like that? Could always trial using plastidip to see if you like it, then peel it off again if not?



I used to have some polished stainless steel wheels and when they went a bit off I used a load of metal polish and rotating polishing pad on my drill which worked reasonably well on the steel but not sure if it would work on a chrome plate.


I like the chrome/mirror finish so dont want to powder coat or plasti dip.

Which polishinh pad on drill did you use?


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No worries mate, was trying to think of alternative options for you other than getting them all re-chromed.

Because mine were flat faced I got away with using a drill mounted foam pad that I got in one of the farecla scratch repair kits, but because you're looking at the inside of the rim you'll probably be better off with some of these shaped foam drill attachments maybe?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/SPTA-Foam-P.../dp/B01JIZ8586

Polish I used was megs nxt all metal polish
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Meguiars-Ge.../dp/B0009U7Y14

but there are tons of different chrome specific polishes out there pal, I would assume most people would recommend autosol as a good make of metal polish?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Autosol-Chr.../dp/B0079JWF94

(I'm not affiliated with any of these, it's just easier to find examples on amazon.)

You can see the wheels on these, the face of the wheel had a special polished stainless steel vaneer that was bonded to the rim.




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Cheers will look at some online need to get something that will fit in between the spokes


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