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post #11 of 31 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 08:01 AM
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Wow i love that look. I think your right. just hit them with polish as needed. Great Job!!
I think I'll tackle that on my 9

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post #12 of 31 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 08:23 AM
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The job you did on your forks ROCKS reminds me of some of the same work I did on a 76 harley sporty lots of work but worth the effort looks realy good.

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looks really good

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I did the same thing years ago and did not re clear coat and now they don't look so good anymore. The clear coat keeps the aluminum from oxidizing.

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I did the same thing years ago and did not re clear coat and now they don't look so good anymore. The clear coat keeps the aluminum from oxidizing.
So does using Mother's Aluminum Polish. I've been polishing these "uncoated" billet wheels for years and they still look like new. You just have to stay on top of it and go over them every now and then.

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So does using Mother's Aluminum Polish. I've been polishing these "uncoated" billet wheels for years and they still look like new. You just have to stay on top of it and go over them every now and then.
What is 'every now and then'? Cuz time is relative. Once a season? Like during the winter?

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So does using Mother's Aluminum Polish. I've been polishing these "uncoated" billet wheels for years and they still look like new. You just have to stay on top of it and go over them every now and then.
Forget about the wheels, NICE Nova.... '72??

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What is 'every now and then'? Cuz time is relative. Once a season? Like during the winter?
"every now and then" is like once every month or two during riding season. They can sit all winter... So, 15 minutes once a month or two, during riding season and they will look great! I detail cars/bikes on the side, so it is common to me... btw if anyone has facebook, check out and like my page! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Secris...49560185104165

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Forget about the wheels, NICE Nova.... '72??
Thank you, it's a '68

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