Oxidized aluminum wheels can be cleaned with a rotary power polisher, wool pads for the polisher and specialized cleaning agents for aluminum rims such as Flitz Aluminum PreClean and Wolfgang Metallwerk aluminum products... More »

To clean oxidized aluminum, scrub it with grease-cutting detergent, and soak it in boiling water, lemon juice, cream of tartar and vinegar. This 45-minute procedure requires rubber gloves, oven mitts, water, grease-cutti... More »

To remove aluminum oxidation, clean the surface, prepare an acid solution, apply it with a stiff brush, and scrub away the oxidation stains. If necessary, follow up with sandpaper to remove pits and lingering oxidation o... More »

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