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Old 11-05-2009, 04:42 PM   #1
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Cleaning anodized wheels?

My forged aluminum Machesini's (silver anodized finish) have some stains on them that just won't come out. They almost look like greasy fingerprints from handling the wheel during a tire change.

I've tried everything I can think of but nothing will take it off. Every soap known to man, wheel cleaners, WD40, brake cleaner, alcohol, you name it I've probably tried it. I've even tried some Simple Green and Castrol Purple degreaser (sparingly) with no luck.

Any ideas how I can get rid of these pesky stains? I'm just about ready to just powder coat the wheels and move on.
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break cleaner has the same stuff in paint remover (dichloromethane) be careful with that it will melt plastics

Maybe Acetone or MEK, but I'm not sure.
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