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Looks nice. I've had chrome polish rims on my car for 6yrs and let me tell you...they look nice at night n stuff but after a while, your gonna wish u never did it for the simple fact that they get dirty fast. When it comes to chrome, aluminum polish wheels, they are hard to keep clean. Get ready to clean those rims everyday. Your work looks tight , give u props.
 

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This is all you need plus a few more rags for the clean up
http://www.600rr.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=1584&c=14

1. Tape up every part of the rim and anything else that you do not want the paint removed off of.
2. Spray on the stripper. ***In a well ventilated area*** I almost passed out using this stuff GET THE MASK TOO & Gloves
3. This stuff works in about ten min. but I recommend leaving is on for at least 20. It just makes the paint come off that much easier. This is a pic of my rim after about 10 with the stripper on it
http://www.600rr.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=1585&c=14
4. Use either your rag or the steel wool (the finnest you can get) with some paint thinner on it to remove the loose paint. The nylon brush just helps to get the paint from right next to the tire.
5. After you remove all of the loose paint and stripper clean it up and Polish.
6. Then you have the finished product.
http://www.600rr.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=1575&c=14&userid=8029

******DO NOT RUSH THIS IT IS WAY TO EASY TO MESS UP TAKE YOUR TIME ESPECIALLY WITH THE TAPING PART*****WEAR YOU GLOVES AND MASK
 

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Thanks for the info I am going to give it a go as soon as I get a stand or stands for the bike. I just cant belive how much your wheels look like chrome. They truly look alsome is their any trick to takeing the wheels off?
 

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nice job, I did my own also. I love the polished lips look
 

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I am going to keep mine black just because I don't really care for alot of shine on a sportbike, I'm not much into the whole polishing your frame and swingarm and buying all the chrome do dads. I've got the tribal so I am going the other way and am trying to black everything out. your rims turned out good though bro, good job. I see your using the mothers polish but what I would really recommend that is many times better than the mothers is a polish called "Never Dull", you can find it at like discount tire or many auto parts stores. I used that on my show truck and the wheels always looked great and water spots were never a problem because the water never stayed on the wheel because it just beaded right off. I highly recommend the "Never Dull" polish.
 
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