Mercedes lug bolt restoration

I have recently purchased a set of 15×7 AMG ‘Penta’ wheels for my 1977 450SLC. These wheels did not come with lug bolts, but I had a set from when I had the replica Fuchs alloys on the car. The other day I got those bolts out to check them for when I install the wheels on the car.

The bolts were in pretty good condition overall, but suffering from surface rust, particularly on the heads. That wouldn’t look very good with the new nice wheels. Instead of buying new bolts, I decided to see if I could perform some […]