View Full Version : Opinion on MOTHERS Mag & Aluminum Polisher

03-23-13, 06:42 AM
Amazon has raving review of this product. I have 18" 2010 OEM polished alloy wheels. It seems like from the very positive review that it works great: almost chrome look to them wheels after.

I was wondering if anyone experienced negative impact on the wheels on long term basis? My concern is whether there is a clear protective coating on top of polished wheels and whether this product will remove them and cause the polished look became dull looks after long use.

03-23-13, 12:04 PM
I have been using Mothers Aluminum and Mag Polish for years. The clear coat has not come off on my polished aluminum wheels on my 2008 CTS, the clear coat is not just sprayed on it is either baked on or electrically transmitted to the wheels. You can buy Mothers polish at any Automotive store.

03-23-13, 12:17 PM
Also go ahead and buy the polishing ball that you can attach to a drill or dremel tool. Makes life a whole easier.

03-23-13, 12:19 PM
That stuff is for bare metal not clear coated wheels, Mother's site will even tell you not to use it on clear coated wheels because it is abrasive and can prematurely wear down the clear coat
I only use that stuff on my exhaust tips.

I use plastic polish on clear coated wheels.

03-24-13, 06:47 AM
OK, I bought it and tried. Left picture is car just washed and right picture is after polished and with Meguiar's Gold Class High Gloss Tire Protectant Gel