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SvenskaJeepGuy 08-25-2011 02:51 PM

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.
thanks!

Scottina06 08-25-2011 04:15 PM

Re: salt water on srt wheels
 
the wheels are clearcoated just like the paint on your jeep....


what have you tried?

Crestwood1001 08-25-2011 06:31 PM

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.

SvenskaJeepGuy 08-26-2011 12:32 AM

Re: salt water on srt wheels
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scottina06 (Post 472881)
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?

SvenskaJeepGuy 08-26-2011 12:32 AM

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

TJXJWJ 08-26-2011 07:21 AM

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.

Lucas J 08-26-2011 08:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TJXJWJ (Post 473267)
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.

Crestwood1001 08-26-2011 10:30 AM

Iv got some megs compound if u wanna take a ride over this weekend we can try my suppies on it

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DAVY27 08-26-2011 11:03 AM

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 :angry: 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

Crestwood1001 08-26-2011 11:31 AM

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.

SvenskaJeepGuy 08-26-2011 12:11 PM

Re: salt water on srt wheels
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Crestwood1001 (Post 473384)
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 :mad:

SvenskaJeepGuy 08-26-2011 12:12 PM

Re: salt water on srt wheels
 
http://www.jeepgarage.org/picture.ph...pictureid=1157

http://www.jeepgarage.org/picture.ph...pictureid=1158



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


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