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Old 01-11-2014, 06:07 PM   #1
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Got home today and these were waiting for me. Thanks to Juggernaut for a great deal. Now I just have to wait for spring.

Any advice on wheel protectant? I did buy new brake pads from Centric and will get those put on before these wheels. Hopefully they cut down on the dust. Want to keep these bad boys clean.
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Wow, those look great! Congrats!
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S101..My favorite
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beautiful wheels.

did you buy them new or used??

if used, could you PM me how much. Im looking at a set of used HREs and want to get an idea of how much they go for?
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beautiful wheels.

did you buy them new or used??

if used, could you PM me how much. Im looking at a set of used HREs and want to get an idea of how much they go for?
Bought them used, PM sent.
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I'm curious what you decide on wheel protectant - I've seen some folks here talking about Opti-Coat, others Plastidip, something along those lines seems like a good idea!
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Great choice, look great!
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I'm not aware of people using plastidip to protect the wheels but rather to change the appearance of the wheels. Most folks seem to be applying a sealant, wax, or ArmorAll's spray on product.

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I'm not aware of people using plastidip to protect the wheels but rather to change the appearance of the wheels. Most folks seem to be applying a sealant, wax, or ArmorAll's spray on product.
Ah thanks, that makes more sense - seems I saw it in a number of signatures and misunderstood the intent. When I googled it, I wasn't finding a wheel protectant, which makes perfect sense now

I did wax my wheels when I first switched to them, but never got motivated to remove them and redo it later

Me == lazy.
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There is a clear plastidip that may work for protecting your wheels.
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