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Old 03-13-2010, 05:58 PM
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Hey, ive recently picked up a 2005 ram with the stock 20's
Im having a hard time determing if there polished or chromed, they do look dull even after being cleaned up, so im thinking there polished!

they also dont seem to have an form of cover over them either.
if some one could help me with figuring out which ones i had it would be appreciated

Also, if they are polished aluminum then polishing with aluminum polish should make them shine alot more then what they are now?

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Old 03-13-2010, 07:34 PM
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It sounds like you have polished rims. I have a 03 with chrome. They are nothing more than a chrome casing that fits over the rimI have had good luck with Mothers aluminum polish. Have you tried that? polishing them should make them shine some.Send a pic in .
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Thanks for the input, ya im pretty sure there polished. would there be a clearcoat on them aswell?

here is a pic, not great quality but its pouring out so i dont wanna take another picture haha
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They look like the ones i had on my 2002. I liked them. All metal no plastic chrome. Not sure about the clear coat. I dont believe they put that on. Clean em good and buff the snot out of them. Kind of like the appearence of them. Not real shinny. Hey thats just me!
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haha thanks! ya i like the look of them too!!
ya i got some aluminum polish so ill give it a shot! hopefully it cleans them up a little better

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i had a 05 also just use mothers crome polish it works great on them and try the power ball
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My vote is on the polished too, just watch out what aluminum polish you use, an acid based polish can etch the finish.
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Looks like polished aluminum to me. Good luck!
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I used some Never Dull on my 07 stock rims,made them shine! These rims just have a chrome plastic cover on them.Kinda cheap but its from the factory haha. They have to save money to make money
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if it had chrome wheels u would feel a plastic cover over the wheel when u feel the spokes on the back u would feel a small gap and they would have a slot in the lugnut holes were they glue the chrome covers on bc my buddy has a 05 with them on it and the chrome ones are all metal have no gap on inside and smooth lugnut holes, but they look from the pic to be aluminum
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