Rust on Chrome Rims?

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My B2200 truck has developed some rust along the groove of the chrome bullet rims. What would be the best cleaner to remove as much as possible and then polish/protect? Mind you these rims are 15 yrs. old and are now just showing some rust( Not dark rust, still light orange in color).
 
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Chrome polish. They are good till the rust expands under the plating. Its possible metallic paricles from the brakes caused the rust.
 
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Originally Posted By: oilcoholic
My B2200 truck has developed some rust along the groove of the chrome bullet rims. What would be the best cleaner to remove as much as possible and then polish/protect? Mind you these rims are 15 yrs. old and are now just showing some rust( Not dark rust, still light orange in color).
Do they still make Naval Jelly, I remember guys who had Cragar SS Rims use this stuff.
 
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After I do get them cleaned up, I plan on putting a coat of wax on them to hopefully prevent it from happening again so soon. To the original poster, you might want to try that as well. Yeah, its been a looong winter.
 
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Clean the wheel, then use 0000 steel wool with WD-40 to polish the light rust off (works good on guns too), clean again to remove left over steel particles and the WD-40, then apply something to protect the chrome such as NuFinish, etc.
 
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Not sure what I would use to clean up the wheels, (Maybe TW Chrome polish) but for the final polish I would use Eagle 1 Nanopolish, which is pretty amazing stuff and it contains anti-corrosion agents.
 

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I'm off tomorrow so I'm going to try and clean my chrome rims. I'm using the penetrating oil and 0000 steel wool method. If I can figure out how to put a picture on here I will, before and after. I've also got some TW Chrome polish I'll try.
 
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I'm crazy, but back in the day with my '67 F-100, it had Cragar Super Spokes and they had quite a bit of rusting. I went outside on a cool day with a warm bucket of water and some SOS pads. Looked like new when I was done. Cheap, effective, and fun, with the exception of the blue tint on my fingers afterwards.
 
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