Wheel Cleaning Tips in Detail

Whichever crackpot invented the wheel had no idea what it would lead to. Land speed records. Plus one measures of gravity on a skidpad. Four-second quarter miles. 30-inch spinners! Multiple volumes of unmentionable bad craziness. And dirt crusted wheels. While filthy wheels may not be of great concern for ox-drawn… » 6/01/07 12:00pm 6/01/07 12:00pm

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Polishing Aluminum Wheels

It may seem unlikely that the first step in polishing aluminum to a near-mirror shine is to score an extra crusty set of '70s vintage US Indy slot mags of off an equally '70s vintage Toyota SR5 Liftback at the local junkyard. Mag wheels are named as such because the aluminum is mixed up with a bit of magnesium to… » 3/23/07 1:11pm 3/23/07 1:11pm