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Cleaning the rim hole ? How to:

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by phoneguy44, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    phoneguy44

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    I'm a clean freak, I admit it.
    How are you guys cleaning this freakin hole. I'm currently jammin a twisted up rag in there but it aint gettin it all.:facepalm:

    Thanks !

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  2. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    stroM-

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    dude, at first i thought you were talking about something else :laugh:

    but in all seriousness... try a q-tip?
     
  3. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    Jester243

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  4. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    05 TRD Sport

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    I need TP for my bunghole.
     
  5. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Yeah I feel your pain too, my first time cleaning my truck I told my self that I should have picked the more flat wheels.
     
  7. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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    Packman73

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    Lol
     
  8. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    06aztaco

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    I think the rims would look way better without that little piece in there so figure out a way to machine it out if it won't damage the rim and then you won't have to clean it.
     
  9. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    I clean that spot with a brush made for cleaning wheels I bought at a auto supply store...works great.
     
  10. Jul 16, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    5_2010_FJ_frt.jpg
     
  11. Jul 16, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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  12. Jul 16, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    Crack me up !! (Bunghole)

    So........a q-tip huh ? Come on, am I the only one cleaning this ?
    You all have dirty rim holes ?:D
     
  13. Jul 16, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    hahaha love the title. totally expected something else :p
     
  16. Jul 17, 2010 at 6:02 AM
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    Q-tip is the cheapest way. Corner of a mf towel works too. Use your finger inside the mf and swirl it around in there,
     
  17. Jul 18, 2010 at 6:13 AM
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    I just about fell out of my chair when I read this thread title. ha good one.
     
  18. Jul 18, 2010 at 6:30 AM
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    DEEVON911

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    I have a wheel cleaning brush. The bristles are long and they are soft. I just dip that in my bucket of soap and kinda jam that in there and cleans it out pretty good. I'm a clean freak too. I hate brake dust!
     
  19. Jul 18, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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  20. Jul 19, 2010 at 10:07 AM
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    phoneguy44

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    I like that Mr. Boston. Looks like that would do the job just right. Bet Lowes has one like it. Thanks man !
     

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