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Offline Steve Moffat

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400c mag wheels
« on: July 11, 2018, 12:07:54 PM »
Hi,Having  the wheels vapour cleaned and going to polish outer rim,is it best to leave as it is once done or laquer the rough cast centre section ?.
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Re: 400c mag wheels
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2018, 01:01:28 PM »
Rekon it is up to your choice?  Some members have reported problems with getting clear lacquer on alloy fork legs to not go cloudy.  I think it can be due to slight oil trace on surface before lacquering?
Certainly, it can be done, but think original alloy wheel was bare.  However, spokey hubs and drum brake plates do seem to have clear lacquer finish.  Cheers

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Re: 400c mag wheels
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2018, 09:44:46 PM »
Unless you are going to run it through the winter !!!
Leave as is, you can polish clean whatever, you dont need the semi sealing of lacquer.
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Re: 400c mag wheels
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2018, 09:47:59 AM »
I got a couple  of airyasole cans of cellulose lacquer when I did my 400 wheels. That has stayed there ok . I don't know if you can still get it though

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Re: 400c mag wheels
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2018, 06:57:05 PM »
Thanks for info,would prefer to leave bare after the vapour blasting sounds like this may be the best option.
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Re: 400c mag wheels
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2018, 12:04:58 PM »
Be careful with vapour blasting, as whilst is dose help to close up the surface pores of the alloy and reduce the onset of corrosion, I have found that it can ‘finger mark’ quite easily.
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