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Polishing Boyd Wheels

This is a discussion on Polishing Boyd Wheels within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; I bought my car with Boyd wheels on it so Ive never seen them out of the box. The spokes ...

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    Polishing Boyd Wheels

    I bought my car with Boyd wheels on it so Ive never seen them out of the box. The spokes polish up just fine with just regular store bought mag and aluminum polish, but the rim never seems to get a mirror finish. The rim is always kinda cloudy no matter how much elbow grease I throw at it. The polish does turn black on the rim so its not clear coated. Anyone ever had this problem?

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    yup thats why I will never have polished rims any more I also had a set but only had to do the lip...best I could get was with maguires and the ball on a drill but 5 miin or 5 miles down the road they were looking cloudy...

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    id wet sand em then polish with mothers. About a month ago i wetsanded my wheels with 1500 then with 2000, polished em with regular mothers. they now have a better shine on em than when i bought em brand new.

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