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stripping speedlines..

This is a discussion on stripping speedlines.. within the Wheels and Tires forums, part of the General Help category; i bought a set the other day and i want to strip the clear coat off them...what all is needed? ...

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    stripping speedlines..

    i bought a set the other day and i want to strip the clear coat off them...what all is needed? where do i get it? what is it called? help!!

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    Chinazone sells a kit for stripping wheels. everything you will need in one box.
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    00 TA PWTR, 98 VertTA NBM
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    i know aircraft stripper works very well. . . most auto parts stores carry it

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    if you strip the wheels, what do you do after that to take care of them. is it just a polished wheel then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by red99ws6 View Post
    if you strip the wheels, what do you do after that to take care of them. is it just a polished wheel then?
    yeap . . . regular poishing will be required, but they will shine way better than what they did with the clear on

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    well i bought the aircraft striper and did it that way..MESSSY tho...and when done ..man what a difference!!! now all i have to do is polish them out!!

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    i used aircraft remover/stripper, and then wetsanded the wheels and polished my 17x11.
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    almost stock triple-black 2000 SS convertible with 17x11s on all 4 w/ 315s at the track or on the street with 18x10.5s on all 4 w/ 315s: (1), (2)

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    Can we get some pics?! I was considering doing this to mine.

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    yeah can we get pics or a sticky......i have clear that wore off on mine and it isnt shiny under there at all its silver and dull as shit.....i have polished it with metal polish and it does nothing but clean the residual brake dust off....no shine, jus dull silver help

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