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Detailing TRD Pro rims

Discussion in 'General 4Runner Talk' started by JBTRD, May 14, 2019.

  1. May 14, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    JBTRD

    JBTRD [OP] Hunting, Fishing, Lovin' Everyday

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    So I noticed my rims are looking really bad lately. The lettering is starting fade which is surprising since my truck is garage kept. Any ideas how to get my rims looking new again?

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  2. May 14, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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    Dillusion

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  3. May 14, 2019 at 2:54 PM
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    Huzer21

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    Yikes, that red TRD logo looks quite faded. Judging from the brown tire (unless it's a reflection) it looks like you use tire shine quite liberally...or you just get your tires dirty. A regular microfiber rag with car wash, or microfiber mitt, should clean those up with no issue. If you'd rather, you can get any number of "wheel cleaner" products from Meguiars, Mothers, etc.
     
  4. May 14, 2019 at 6:40 PM
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    JBTRD

    JBTRD [OP] Hunting, Fishing, Lovin' Everyday

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    I will try to wash it this week, being in the monsoon season makes it hard when everyday from 2-5 we get mini severe monsoons.

    It is just dirty, I haven't used a tire shine in a while. However, I'm wondering what product to apply to keep them from fading like that.
     
  5. May 14, 2019 at 11:49 PM
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    Hwnrunner

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    TRD Pro Struts/ Coils, Toytec 1" spacer, TRD Pro Sema Wheels, TRD Pro Lower Valances, Ceramic Tint
    Keep in mind, the wheels are matte black, not gloss. Even crispy clean looks dull. Just the price we pay for nice wheels.
    Ps, cleaning inside all the little links s#cks.
     

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