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Cragar rims,Are they too far gone?

I agree those look like ET Drag slotted wheels.

These were on my car when I bought it many years ago. Not good pics, sorry. Rears have "ET Drag" cast in the back side of them and old L60-15 tires!


As I suspected the chlorine bath did not change anything or dissolve the plating.

Now to do some more digging to see what else I come up with.

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You can remove the chrome by soaking the wheel in muriatic/hydrachloric acid (same thing except for dilution ratio) but it will attack the aluminum spokes. Acetone is good/dage for cleaning aluminum but I don't think will remove rust. Sandblasting the steel with plastic pellets or carefully with sand will also remove the chrome, but be sure to mask the spokes to protect them.
Those are too far gone to be close to nice. The steel rims are pitted/rusty and the aluminum spokes are corroded.
here is a set I detailed a few weeks ago 14X6/14X8. 95% AWESOME

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