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What to Clean Rims With??

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Fillipe17, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Mar 8, 2010 at 8:02 AM
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    Fillipe17

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    i have the xd 795 black wheels on my 07. what should i use to polish them up
     
  2. Mar 8, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    I use armorall wheel cleaner on my aftermarket wheels they shine up my rims nice and it stays like that for awhile til the breakdust kicks in but overall i think its a great product to use.
     
  3. Mar 8, 2010 at 8:09 AM
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    JackedTaco

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    Meguirs All Wheel Cleaner, safe on all wheel finishes.
     
  4. Mar 8, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    Armor all wheel cleaner. I think it works pretty good....
     
  5. Mar 8, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    no touch all wheel care from costco, i think it comes in 4 20oz spray cans for like $15. spray on, rub with a sponge, or something, rinse it off, and buff it. works great for me
     
  6. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    BrianUNC

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    After you clean it up, Wheel Wax works great for keeping the brake dust and dirt to a minimum.
     
  7. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:23 PM
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    soapy rag
     
  8. Mar 12, 2010 at 5:15 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Agreed. The safest route to cleaning wheels and other components is to simply use soapy water. If you still have areas that remain soiled, you can try a different method, but its generally not necessary if they've been maintained on a regular basis.
     
  9. Mar 20, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    X3- Nothing can substitute for close attention paid up close with a rag and/or soft bristle brush.
    A coat of wheel wax or a paint preservative will keep brake dust down.
     
  11. Mar 20, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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