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Just been to town with the Autosol on my AT's wheels but the rims are still looking a bit sorry for themselves. (Well, the non-pitted bit are looking luvverly :D)

Is there a better way of doing it or will they need to be professionally done?
 

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Autosol or similar is OK on the rims - once they get the dreaded blackspot then you are only delaying the progress of the corrosion - the inside of the rims is usually worst especially round the valve hole. You could get them powder coated but the cost of stripping the wheel down, new spokes and rebuild you might as well have a new rim too. Got a pair rebuilt with stainless spokes , new nipples and rims for £300. I think that is a pretty good price considering the work involved. I let mine get really bad before I changed the rims - could not even get the rim tape off as the corrosion had attached itself so well to the rubber strip.

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Thanks for the advice BlindPugh, will let these carry on as there's loads left in them yet, and just rebuild when they're shot.
 
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