Wheel scratches - 460 Ford Forum
Chilly's Garage A place for non-460 banter.

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-26-2009, 09:28 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: NY State
Posts: 545
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Wheel scratches

I have some scratches in Alum wheels looks like from mounting can I polish these out with 1500 grit paper and then use some Mothers to bring the lustre back??


Tore

70 Cobra
71 Cobra
Tore is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-26-2009, 09:36 AM
Senior Member
 
billandlori's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Stratford, Ontario Canada
Posts: 2,013
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Once you sand it, you really need to bring it back in stages to get rid of the sanding marks. Otherwise your just making the sanding marks shiny.

You can try the Mother's polish, but I'm not sure you'll be happy with the results.

If you go to a truck stop like a T/A Travel Center you can get the aluminum polishing bonnets and bars of compound.

You can use the polish on stainless stuff too. I used it to polish the voltage regulator, ignition module, an old drive-in speaker etc. Kind of a dirty job, but worth the effort.

Bill

I salute our troops. Thanks for your service.

"The Key Board Warriors"

1983 Thunderbird
Big Block Power
466 Edelbrock Performer RPM heads, cam, intake
billandlori is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the 460 Ford Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome