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Old 10-01-2015, 12:14 PM
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Default Stock Rim Paint, Rim Protection, Mud flaps

Tell methat title does not sound like winter is coming!!!

My stocksilver rims are in great shape and I would like to keep them that way so I have a few questions:

  • The rims look to be painted and have no clear cote on them. I have some small areas that could use some touch up pant. Where do I buy the rim paint? Paint code number?
  • Has any one used any sealant on the rims for the winter, like “Everbrite Coatings” or “Never Wet by Rust - Olelum”?
I do not like the look of mud flaps, but I like doing body work even less. So far the factory molded Jaguar mug flapslook the best, but $25 each…ouch. Do you know of any place who sells after market ones like the factory molded ones? What do you have on your car? Photos? Ideas?


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Anyone know what to use for cleaning my front alloy rims, nothing seems to work till now. Cannot use acetone or xylene, since these rims are clearcoated. Original 2001 rims.

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Simply Green or believe it or not starter fluid.
 
 
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