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Old 5th June 2009, 22:17   #1996
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superb rims on those ANHC. But the white ones would be a bitch to clean no? I regularly use tire polish on my tires and at the same time clean up the alloys. The brake dust and road dust needs to be really swiped clean. And mine are black. How is the maintainance with the white ones?
Cleaning is tough, but it sure is worth it .but What's tire polish ?

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Cleaning is tough, but it sure is worth it .but What's tire polish ?

Thanks for the compliments guys !
Tire Ploish is the liquid used to bring a shine to your tyres and make them look like new.

generally it is done by the workshop guys after they service and wash your car.

you can also buy one from the accessory shop and DIY or give it to your car cleaner to do it.
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Cleaning is tough, but it sure is worth it .but What's tire polish ?

Thanks for the compliments guys !
The tyre polish which is used by workshop guys and tyre shops is Industrial Silicone, the liquid which looks like milk. Silicone is the same stuff which you get in the market for cleaning your computers, although the computer one is more diluted than the tyre cleaner.

Rather than spending a fortune on those branded tyre shiners and polishes why not go for a litre of Silicone costing less than 100 bucks if you're able to find a stockist for the same. The computer cleaning silicone available more widely, it does clean the tyre and gives a brand new look but the tyre won't shine as much as with proper silicone.
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My fiat linea OEM alloys. i guess it is not so good as compared to other people aftermarket alloys


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My fiat linea OEM alloys. i guess it is not so good as compared to other people aftermarket alloys

They are not that good compared to aftermarket tyres however i think they look pretty decent on Linea.

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My fiat linea OEM alloys. i guess it is not so good as compared to other people aftermarket alloys
Hey Geeash,

The Linea OEM alloys are neat. One of the best looking alloys around with their neat clean lines. Look at them when the wheels are spinning - they are awesome. Incidentally the OEM alloys cost a bomb (at least 8K each) so do not let anyone talk you into giving them away cheap.

BTW, that is a nice looking ride you got there.

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Old 6th June 2009, 00:57   #2002
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The white rims look nice, I especially like rims with polished lips.

I just upgradded the rims on my Mazda 6 from stock 16" to 17".

Before: 225/55 R 16

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Now: 225/45 R 17

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SWEET!!! I love that Copperish Shade!! It gels soo well with a sporty color like Red!!
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Gorgeous wheels Dr_know! You sure know what looks good on your ride
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SWEET!!! I love that Copperish Shade!! It gels soo well with a sporty color like Red!!
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Gorgeous wheels Dr_know! You sure know what looks good on your ride
Thanks guys, intially I did have my doubts about copperish shade, but after the guy in the shop held it near the car I was like hell yeah am getting these for sure!!!
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Kewl DR , the stocks too are looking good.
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@dr_know, rims are looking awesome for that car.
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nice rims! the colour combination is excellent!
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The white rims look nice, I especially like rims with polished lips.

I just upgradded the rims on my Mazda 6 from stock 16" to 17".

Before: 225/55 R 16

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Now: 225/45 R 17

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Wow those upgraded rims are looking marvellous. Great choice.



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@Dr_Know, thats one heck of wheels you got there. The copper shade and the red outer rimmed color looks really hot on your Mazda.

Great choice and enjoy being the cynosure of lots of eyes
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