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Old 07-16-2011, 06:54 AM
Jim Cooper Jim Cooper is offline
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Default Pitted Alluminum Wheels

Help needed...Just bought a 2001 Ranger XLT, Creampuff inside and out but with heavilly pitted wheels. Any info on how to repair them?
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:02 AM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

Your wheels will have to be sanded down with steel wool from grades 1 down to 0000
After that ,you can use Blue Magic or Mothers on a drill polisher
to polish to a mirror shine.
It will take you about 1-3 hours per rim,
depending on how bad they are.
Someone here just did a write up on doing this

Some people just give up and paint them black!
My truck is white,but I decided to polish my American Racing Bajas
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:29 AM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

Creampuff?
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Old 07-16-2011, 03:13 PM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

Thanks for the info much appreciated.
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Old 07-16-2011, 09:58 PM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

here ya go man this should help

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...light=oxidized
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:05 PM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

I did the redneckstone how to on the wheels and it came out great!
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:15 PM
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I just redid my 15x10 from this winter they look much better now. also recommend putting the wheel/tire up on saw horses makes it easier on the back LOL


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Old 07-16-2011, 10:16 PM
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^^ awesome!
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:17 PM
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Default Re: Pitted Alluminum Wheels

i was told by another member that this will work on my tool box and i am gonna do this! wont get all my scratches out but it will be PURDY
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:19 PM
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ya its alum it will work
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:22 PM
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my wheels are alloy right? see avatar

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damn i forgot which avatar i was using now lol stock wheels i mean
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Old 07-17-2011, 05:23 AM
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That is one sweet ride buddy!
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