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Old 28th October 2009
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Hi Guys,

My Saab Aero wheel centres have gone practically black with dirt/brake dust. Are the original ones clip in's or are they simply stickers?

Am tempted with some replacement sticky ones from ebay - anyone have any experience of them?

Many thanks
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You can get the 3m headlight polishing kits and bring them back to their original luster.



If your not pressed for time just buy 3m rubbing compound and a cloth, sit down and ploish them by hand while watching TV. Thats what i did.
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I used Meg's scratch X to put back the shine. Of course they are faded a little and there is the odd chip. When I buy some new wheels, I might by the wheel emblems at the same time.

Incidentally, I remember seeing some carbon fibre effect saab emblems in the carbon fibre foil thread. Might be worth a look.
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