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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Jeramiah)

The rims look GREAT. Did you do that by hand?
Some advice though: seperate those random pics into seperate albums.
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Jeramiah)

dats looks good, i have set of teardrops or bullet stockies..,
i may do polish for teardrops
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (vdubspeed)

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The rims look GREAT. Did you do that by hand?
Some advice though: seperate those random pics into seperate albums.


Yes and No, I sanded the rims with 60 to get the clear off, then 240, 400, 400wet, 600wet, and 2000 wet, then I stuck them under a bench grinder modified to fit 8 inch poishing wheels, that helped out alot. The problem I have faced is the grinder spins at 3400rpm and I think it's to fast, it builds up heat to quickly and I would like to go a little slower but I have no way of changing the speed so I will do the best with what I have.
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Mk1noHID)

Just sign up for imaginestation. It worked fine for me and the wheels look great. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (MLogan)

WHATS THE PASSWORD?????
TRIED TO LOG IN AS jeramiah, then no password!!!!!! how about just posting the pic?
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (JtKVento)

Dammmmmm !!! imagestation, they get you both ways
can't host from there site, and you can't send people the links to look at stuff
I friggin hate it!!!! What are people paying for certain other hosting sites?? I think I might have to pay up
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (JtKVento)

hey there they are!!
big up to JtkVento http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif everthing I have been trying to host from imagestation lately has been red X's thanks for posting, I hope it stays up.
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Jeramiah)

No problem from a fellow polisher. Work looks good.
after all that work.....
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (JtKVento)

I knew it wouldn't last
imagestation gets you everytime
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (JtKVento)

Looks good. Polishing hurts your thumb though. My lips took forever when I was polishing because the guy I bought them off of didn't take care of them AT ALL.
So how long did they take you? All four of mine (Passat Estorils, curves also suck!) took about 70-80 hours...
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Estonian)

Ya I'm into 2 of them for about 20 hours of sanding alone. The polishing took about 3 hours. I am not completely happy with the result so I think I'll take them down again with some 600 wet and work on them with 2000 wet alot more , see if I can get a better finish.
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Jeramiah)

Yeah I've done all 4 and it took me forever!
I did.. 80, 120, 180, 220wet, 400wet, 600wet, 1000wet, 1500wet, 2000wet and then put the rouge and blah blah blah on.
Just wondering but did you put a clearcoat on them or a wheel wax?
*EDIT* BTW, did you also polish the speed holes?



Modified by Estonian at 4:19 PM 2-14-2004
 

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Re: Polished my teardrops mmmmmmm Bling!! (Jeramiah)

Wheels looked great a few seconds ago (switched screens and came back...nothing).
Much props. Now I'm really confused on which way to go for this cabby. Time to invest in a grinder/sander. Yeah, that'd help.
 
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