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Old 06-25-2002   #1
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Cleaning silver rims...

...I usually hand wash my rims with a sponge and car wash soap. I use Zippo Turtle Wax Car Soap, will this soap damage the finish on my rims? I currently have a set of Konig Toxxins on my car.
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No it shouldnt I used the same soap on my old car and it never hurt the rims but I do recommend that you keep a coat of wax on your rims . you can use the same stuff you use on your paint . it will help them from becoming pitted and ti will keep the clearcoat in good shape not tomention it will make them shine
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No it shouldnt I used the same soap on my old car and it never hurt the rims but I do recommend that you keep a coat of wax on your rims . you can use the same stuff you use on your paint . it will help them from becoming pitted and ti will keep the clearcoat in good shape not tomention it will make them shine[hr]
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I agree...Car wash will not hurt the rim...It is made for your cars finish....and anything attached to the exterior of the car. I try not to use any cleaners on my wheels, just use soap and water. After every few washes I wax my rims with the same wax I use on the paint. You could use aluminum polish but I find that it smears and it also doesnt last as long as the wax does.
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I agree with civic due aluminium polish is messy and it doesn work as nice.

OH and thanks 2 hottie I try [IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif[/IMG] ghea
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what brand of wax is good for rims?
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Dude, go all out....your rims are a serious investment, wax em with the best to protect em..Meguiar's Gold Class Wax


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