best way to clean dyna rim

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by noble, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. noble

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    I have a 07 fxd rims have been really neglected by last owner,when i bought bike rims were black and rear rim is pitted. Well after lots of work front looks like new but with a shine,rear looks better but cant get pits clean.
     
  2. Crocker

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    I have always had good results ,when trying to clean lightly pitted chrome with Just plain old Tinfoil ,Old trick but does wonders , I just wrap some tinfoil on a old toothbrush and go to work, Now to keep the chrome from getting weathered or dirty ,I found a good product to use for wheels/spokes /chrome for winter storage is a product witch is called Chrome Guard ,just spray it on and it leaves a very nice clear protectent shield ,I use this on all chrome for storage and use it on my bikes with spokes once or twice a year it holds up well and seals the spokes and nipples nicley and protects a long time being it holds is properties even through washes its designed for chrome protecting not like wax witch washes away.
     
  3. noble

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    awesome ill try it,i will put pics up when im done.
     
  4. NEWHD74FAN

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    Using tinfoil, toothbrush AND...? Do you use a cleaner of some kind with this combo as well...? Just curious...:30:
     
  5. Safehaven

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    Mmh, I would try that first on a spare part or something.. I tried buffing mine with a really soft tool once and misted the chrome.. I've learned not to do that again.. Anyway, tinfoil I would think casuses scratches..

    Don't know for sure and I sure do not want to cause a fuss, but I will try this next week to check if it works.

    Take care,
     
  6. noble

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    remember these are not chrome, aluminum i might try the foil with the harley aluminum polish
     
  7. Hooligan

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    simichrome works wonders on all metals, that is usually what i use, just squeeze some onto the wheel and use a soft rag and rub it in then wipe it off.
     
  8. noble

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    ok good ill try it,can you buy it at autoparts store?
     
  9. Hooligan

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    i would think that you can get it at an auto parts store, we sell it at our shop but i dont know if all dealerships do or not. call the hd dealer in your town and ask them, if they dont have it i would think maybe a napa or something might have it.
     
  10. Breeze3at

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    Noble; I used Simichrome for years, nothing made that is any better. If you can't find it, try Mothers Mag & alum. polish, sold at most auto parts stores. It's almost as good, and much cheaper. Note: Mothers Billet polish is different, and costs more, probably good stuff though.