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Old 08-25-2011, 02:51 PM
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salt water on srt wheels

anyone have any tips (proven methods) on how to get salt water marks off the factory srt wheels without damaging them? i cant seem to get them off.
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Old 08-25-2011, 04:15 PM
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

the wheels are clearcoated just like the paint on your jeep....


what have you tried?
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Old 08-25-2011, 06:31 PM
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

Hey buddy, try clay baring it, if you use a good clay with lots of lube it should come off, cause that junks not just water theres other contaminates in it to.
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the wheels are clearcoated just like the paint on your jeep....


what have you tried?
So far I tried pressure washing at the car wash and hand washing. I also tried some liquid clay bar I had in the garage. It does not want to come off at all! Any tips?
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

I will post up some pics in the am
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

The first thing I'd reach for would be Megs Ultimate Compound and/or Polish. If it's pitted into the clearcoat, I'm not sure there is much that can be done other than a recoat.
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The first thing I'd reach for would be Megs Ultimate Compound and/or Polish. If it's pitted into the clearcoat, I'm not sure there is much that can be done other than a recoat.
I don't know about SRT wheels but if they are clear coated like stated above then this should work. I have a TJ that lives on Nantucket all year round. The best way for me to get the sal****er marks off the paint is with a good rubbing compound. I do it at least 2 times a year. Works like a charm.
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

idk what salt water marks are but im looking forward to the pics. I got some "stuff" on my reps and i cant seem to effin get it off i tried UC but it didnt remove everything. Im hope claybar will do the trick. It's not noticeable unless ur real close at an angle and when the sun hits it
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Re: salt water on srt wheels

I really think claybar would do it, not the liquid stuff but a real bar. Iv got a few here if ya have time hit me up and ill have ya over to clean them up.
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I really think claybar would do it, not the liquid stuff but a real bar. Iv got a few here if ya have time hit me up and ill have ya over to clean them up.
i might have to do that! i tried tyhe liquid junk on a rear wheel and some of the marks came off. i am going to go to walmart and get some ultimate compound now to try it out first i am going to need alot since each wheel is damaged
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Re: salt water on srt wheels







it does not seem to have gone through the clear, it is just really stuck on the surface.
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