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I have discovered that the wheels on my Ranchero are Magnesium.
Are there any tips on Keeping them looking nice in these damp conditions.
 

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I have discovered that the wheels on my Ranchero are Magnesium.
Are there any tips on Keeping them looking nice in these damp conditions.
elbow grease :D

theyll dull off in no time even when polished, if you dont keep on at them...

lots of effort but worth the work...
 

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Have been using Solvol. Is there any point in getting them laquered to try to keep the them sealed
 

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Have been using Solvol. Is there any point in getting them laquered to try to keep the them sealed
the short answer is no.
they will still dull off underneath the laquer then you wont be able to polish them up again..............

ill always take em off your hands if there too much trouble?...:D
 

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Not that much of a problem.
Just trying to make life a little easier.
like i said mate theres really no way round it,

wish there was!...its bad enough with ally..;)

got to be a labour of love or something like that??...:tup:

good luck and welcome to the forum btw..:tup:

 

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I made the BIG mistake of buying 'as cast' tall Brodix ally rocker covers and RPM inlet instead of polished items. Then decided to 'polish' them myself as I had a time to spare - did't expect three months work of grinding, dremeling, scotchbriteing - bastard job :(:wanker:
 

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Polish them up and then spray them with silicon, when dirty wipe off and respray. Its not 100% perfect way but should keep the worst off and keep them from fading too much. Or I could keep them in my living room :)
 
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