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#1 Marcr1

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:14 PM

I always knew getting white wheels was a brave move and with all this lovely weather over the past week my wheels appear to have taken the brunt of it :( does anyone have any brake dust or wheel wax or anything that helps to keep your wheels looking clean?

This is what 6 days driving did to them:Posted Image

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:38 PM

wow! they really do show the dirt :(

break dust remover :- Auto Glym 'clean wheels'

and I use: - Auto Glym 'Wheel Seal' to seal the wheels

Have not tried them on my white alloys yet but will give them a go tomorrow if its dry and let you know if it works.

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:42 PM

Okay cheers mate, they're really easy wheels to clean, they're coated and the dirt comes off easily with a sponge but just annoying how dirty they get :P

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 07:54 PM

autoglym custom wheel cleaner's what i use, you get 2 brushes in the box to get into wheel nuts and small bits. sealed with autoglym wheel sealer. not washed mine since tuesday and they are still cleanish lol

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 09:22 PM

Custom wheel cleaner is a much better bet than clean wheels. The latter is acidic and the former is not.

In my opinion Bilberry wheel cleaner is the best. I use FK1000P for sealing, it's high temperature properties are ideal for wheels.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 05:48 AM

autofinesse mints rims is a great high temp wheel wax and there imperial wheel cleaner is hard to beat

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 02:02 PM

Apparently Ceramishield is very good to use on alloys, apparently brake dust just hoses off !!

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:50 PM

Custom wheel cleaner is a much better bet than clean wheels. The latter is acidic and the former is not.

In my opinion is the best. I use for sealing, it's high temperature properties are ideal for wheels.


Hey Dan,

Do you have a link for the Bilberry wheel cleaner and FK1000P ?

thanks and ill take your advice on the custom wheel cleaner :)

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 05:40 PM

Welcome back r3ign, good to see you about again.

www.elitecarcare.co.uk stock the Bilberry (use FORDOC to get a 5% discount)

www.seriousperformance.co.uk stock the Finish Kare products.

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 05:41 PM

Oh, and as for ceramishield - it's AMAZING, but it's also £45 a bottle.

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 05:53 PM

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 05:55 PM

I might look at getting the auto glym

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:00 PM

Welcome back r3ign, good to see you about again.

www.elitecarcare.co.uk stock the Bilberry (use FORDOC to get a 5% discount)

www.seriousperformance.co.uk stock the Finish Kare products.


Thanks Dan - I've returned but this time with a S1600 :)
and its good to be back.

Thank You for the links

Creamshield - is it worth £45 a bottle ? and roughly how long does it last you ?

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:06 PM

autoglym custom wheel cleaner isn't what im looking for, I dont have any problem getting the dirt off and if I did I have wonder wheels which works superbly. Does anyone know of a wax coat for the wheels that stops dirt sticking?

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:09 PM

FK1000P

Wonder Wheels should be used as an absolute last resort - if you're using it regularly you will be ruining your wheels. Acidic wheel cleaners are just not necessary unless your talking caked on dirt. Bilberry is non-acidic, and if the wheels are sealed with FK1000P you won't even need that.

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