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Thread: 17" Polished Wheels (cleaning help)

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    17" Polished Wheels (cleaning help)

    Hey guys,


    With the warm weather around the corner (Toronto) i have been on the hunt for a better method of cleaning the 17" polished wheels. These wheels are an extreme pain to clean and i have yet to find a product that i am completely satisfied with. I was wondering if some members could possibly chime in and provide some help in regards to cleaning methods/products to use. Thanks in advance.


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    I use soap, water, and sometimes I wax them

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    Re: 17" Polished Wheels (cleaning help)

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkMingBlueSTS View Post
    I use soap, water, and sometimes I wax them
    Any specific brand of soap? I have used multiple rim cleaners from Meguires and still quite disappointed in the outcome especially since i clean them by hand using a mitt.

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    I've tried pretty much all brands of rim cleaner. I like Eagle 1 A-Z All Wheel And Tire Cleaner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06WhiteDiamond

    Any specific brand of soap? I have used multiple rim cleaners from Meguires and still quite disappointed in the outcome especially since i clean them by hand using a mitt.
    Just the meguires car wash....I'm afraid to put chemicals on them so they are cleaned once a week with the rest of the car

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    Re: 17" Polished Wheels (cleaning help)

    06whitediamond, I use 409 cleaner. Buy it by the 64oz size. Works great. Danny

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    Re: 17" Polished Wheels (cleaning help)

    I've got he 18's & just dry them after a wash. I think they look great.

    Maybe you need different brake pads next time?


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