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Mickey Thompson, founded in 1963, is known around the world as a leader in high-performance and racing tires and wheels. A collaboration between race car driver, designer, and promoter Mickey Thompson and designer Gene McMannis, the company is driven by a passion for innovative design, with the ultimate goal of creating the best performance tires and wheels in the world.
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Polished wheels are buffed by machine or by hand, which gives them an extremely shiny, chrome-like finish. The finish is often protected by a clearcoat to prevent corrosion. If a clearcoat isn't used, the wheels will need repolishing on a regular basis to maintain their high shine.
Painted black wheels are spray-painted with automotive-style paint and are available in several finishes, including satin black, semi-gloss black, carbon black, stealth black, matte black, and flat black.
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