fatboy wheels

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by macmic87, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. macmic87

    macmic87 Member

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    is there a recommended way of removing corrosion on the wheels? will I have to spray on a clear coat?
     
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    http://www.hdtalking.com/archive/t-51617.html Have a look around the self help section for tips on your bike:s
     
  3. macmic87

    macmic87 Member

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    thanks!!! can't wait to get it done.
     
  4. macmic87

    macmic87 Member

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    used some liquid polish and a gray scotch bright pad and after a very sore finger had it looking pretty good considering how bad it looked.
     
  5. Fastlinnie

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    go to the dollar store and buy a can of barkeppers friend it work wonders I also use a blue scrub pad.
     
  6. macmic87

    macmic87 Member

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    found it!! will give it a try.
     
  7. Fastlinnie

    Fastlinnie Member

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    I Think it works great, and it sure is cheap.lol
     
  8. gator508

    gator508 Well-Known Member

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    As Jack directed on link, screweylouie posted about barkeepers friend, it works great for removing corrosion from aluminum wheels, keep in mind you may want to polish or seal them after. I have been using a marble/granite sealer with teflon, just have to wipe then down now to get them all bright.
     
  9. macmic87

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    getting most of the corrosion wasn't too bad, but I agree that some kind of polish needs to be applied. the barkeepers friend does leave a haze that is hard to remove.
     
  10. gator508

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    Yes it does, if outside rinse, rinse, rinse.