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Old 11-21-2013, 10:44 PM
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Paul,

I don't think they're the chrome clad. I had those on my Charger. The sticker for the Ram says "Aluminum Polished/Silver Inserts." Is it safe to apply wax to these?
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:56 PM
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Honestly, more for protectant. I'm still very much learning the detail process. I've read the forums front and back...just a lot to absorb. I'd like the chrome to shine, but more so be protected.
James, although I can offer certain advice from personal experience, if you are looking for complete, in-depth advice on detailing, waxing, and overall protection, look for the great and immensely informative threads from our brother and forum member "primo spaghetti". He is our collectively agreed upon "guru" of all things on this matter. His word is gospel, IMO.
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I actually just checked them out...they look like aluminum...no clear coat.
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Wax the he__ out of that chrome, get the shine
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Thanks, Paul. I will PM him. I've read many of his threads.
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I actually just checked them out...they look like aluminum...no clear coat.
What trim level is your Ram?
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It's a 2014 Dodge Ram Laramie Longhorn Edition crew cab.
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Just in case anyone stumbles upon this thread in a search, I found out from the dealer today that the "Aluminum Polished Rims" DO have a clear coat on them..."Brushed Aluminum Rims" DO NOT have a clear coat...take it for what it's worth.
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Just in case anyone stumbles upon this thread in a search, I found out from the dealer today that the "Aluminum Polished Rims" DO have a clear coat on them..."Brushed Aluminum Rims" DO NOT have a clear coat...take it for what it's worth.

Yeah I would PM Primospaghetti.....He is the resident expert and may offer some advice or products that would assist you.....
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Because there is now a product for everything, you can now protect everything. Do it!
And in some cases, optically clear sealants and coatings can be used on everything except your tires.
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