26 Dec 4 Keys To Detailing Custom Car Wheels
Detailing custom wheels is easier said than done. The coatings easily stain, the paint easily flakes, the details can take a ridicules amount of time and so on. After you’ve detailed a set of custom 3-piece rims, any factory car wheel, no matter how dirty, is a cake walk. So what are our 4 Keys To Detailing Custom Car Wheels you ask?
- 1. The Proper Chemical: use a wheel cleaner that is safe. No acid-based wheel cleaners, no harsh degreasers or pretty much any other wheel cleaner you will get at the local store. You always want to use the least severe means because custom car wheels will often stain or bleach very easily.
- 2. The Proper Tools: make sure you are using very soft car detailing brushes. For some reason most custom rims, even the most expensive aftermarket wheels, easily scratch, chip and flake. Make sure your detailing brushes aren’t scratching the coating.
- 3. The Proper Technique: make sure you are gentle. As mentioned above, aftermarket rims just don’t have the quality build that factor car rims do. Be gentle.
- 4. The Proper Patience: as you can see below, these custom pieces of aluminium that are strapped onto the four corners of your car are extremely detailed. They can take forever to get all of the little nuts and bolts. Being patient is absolutely essential when it comes to detailing custom car wheels.
Auto detailing all finished. Great Looking car!
Now that we’ve discussed the 4 Keys, let’s look at a few cool pictures of some of the custom wheels our team has had the pleasure to get our hands on.
Red rims on a Red 458?
Love the way that these two look:
Orange Escalade? It was custom painted to match his orange Lamborghini. Definitely turns heads
A little Hummer H1 action. What do you think about black wheels on this?
A couple custom trucks that we’ve detailed.
One of our regular Overland Park auto detailing customer’s custom TL.
My personal favorite CTS-V coupe.
Love the color match on this blue corvette. A regular auto detailing client of ours.
So you may or may not like the custom painted buffalos on this 1939 Studebaker but the car is awesome. Hands down awesome.
What do you think about color matching rims to the car’s paint?
These are pretty styling and well fit rims for this Mercedes-Benz. Polished and tastefully sized.
Let’s end where we started off. The custom orange wheels for an orange Lamborghini.
What do you think about custom wheels? Do you have any tricks or tips that you use to keep your wheels cleaned? Make sure to comment and enter the conversation.
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