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Anybody knows how to stop the rust on chromed wheels? The front wheel of my Vulcan VN800 Classic (yr 2000) is having each year more rust on it. Initially I added "rust-stop" fixation on it but that leaves dark brown spots.
I see 3 options if I can find 1 of them:
1- using a rust-stop product that does not leave visible spots form its own.
2.having the wheels again chromed
3-buy new front wheel (if this can be found)

any other option or solution? Thanks & cheers. Michel
 

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Once rust gets started on chrome it will continue to grow and is a never ending maintenance issue.
Best bet try to find good used aluminum wheels.
Check Ebay, Craigslist and salvage yards
 

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I've used chrome polish on mine, to good effect. It's "Mother's" brand stuff.

-John
 

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The reason I wont own a bike with spokes!
They have to be REALLY hard to clean, and then the rust - no thanks!
They're not so bad... heavy duty wheel cleaner, or simple green (APC) will keep them clean, and polish keeps them shiny - any chrome part will need occasional polishing. According to my father-in-law, you can use plastic trim poppers to chip off rusty bits from chrome.

-John
 

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I've used chrome polish on mine, to good effect. It's "Mother's" brand stuff.

-John
Ive used both turtle chrome polish and Simichrome and if caught early you can eliminate the rust with elbow grease. That being said i find the liquid turtle chrome polish actually better at taking the rust off. I would have thought paste would work better
 
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