An aluminum wheel cleaner and bristled brush can remove the corrosion on aluminum wheels. Once the corrosion is removed, the wheels requires frequent cleaning to prevent further buildup.Know More
To remove corrosion on aluminum wheels, do the following:
Before using the spray, it is recommended to rinse the wheels with water first. Once the loose dirt has been removed with the water, spray each wheel with an aluminum wheel cleaner. There are many brands that make this type of cleaner.
Scrub each wheel with a soft bristled brush. The soft bristles will prevent scratches from the scrubbing. Clean all areas of the wheels, including the spokes and lug nuts. Rinse and dry the wheels when finished. Add wheel polish if desired.
Repair scratches in alloy wheels by cleaning the surface, applying filler and sanding until smooth. Apply a new coat of silver wheel lacquer and clear coat. Polish with wet-dry sandpaper to feather the finish. The process requires several days.Full Answer >
Refurbished wheels are sold at OAMWheels4Less.com, which lists a very large range of refurbished wheels on its very precise listings. The wheels found on this website, as of 2015, cost much less than the retail price of the wheel if it were bought new or from another refurbished wheel retailer.Full Answer >
To take off old wheels, use hand tools such as a four-way wrench or breaker bar with a socket to loosen the lug nuts or bolts. Jack the car up, and remove the lug nuts or bolts. Slide wheels and tires off the car. Do this on a flat surface.Full Answer >
To paint auto wheels, wash them, wipe them with mineral spirits, scuff them with steel wool, wipe them with mineral spirits again, mask the tires, and then paint the wheels. To complete this project, you need rags, a bucket, soap, water, mineral spirits, steel wool, masking tape and automotive wheel paint.Full Answer >