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What do you use?

I claybarred my wheels the other day, then waxed them....

Noramlly a squirt or two of Megs Hot Rims does the trick though.....

BUT.........i was recommened to try Cillit Bang,,,,,any tried this?

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Wonder Wheels! As long as you don't use it too much, they come up a treat! All my 18's are off my car at the moment so will be giving them a treatment over the weekend.
 

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V....v....v....Virosol!

Seriously though, if you have taken the time to claybarr the wheels and to wax them, then all you should need is soapy wash mix, as the Wonder Wheels and the Cilit Bang et al will remove the wax that you have taken the time to put on.

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Fairy Liquid and hot water - if it cleans a roasting dish thats got baked on lard from 300degrees then it will make short work on alloys.  Has worked as well as any expensive alloy cleaner.
 

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mEgs HotRims is my Favourite cleaner, then followed by a coating of NXT wax, & dont forget to dress your tyres to get the full benifit, mEgs endurance tyre gel. [H]
 

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Fairy Liquid and hot water - if it cleans a roasting dish thats got baked on lard from 300degrees then it will make short work on alloys. Has worked as well as any expensive alloy cleaner.
Granted Fairy is effective, but it is a powerful degreaser, and so will take any protective wax with it leaving a very flat matt finish. Re waxing will be required!
 

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Fairy Liquid and hot water - if it cleans a
roasting dish thats got baked on lard from 300degrees then it will make
short work on alloys. Has worked as well as any expensive alloy
cleaner.
Washing up liquid has acids and s**t in it, and can corrode.

I know you shouldnt wash the car with it, dunno about wheels.
 

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What do you use?

I claybarred my wheels the other day, then waxed them....

Noramlly a squirt or two of Megs Wonder Wheels does the tricky though.....

BUT.........i was recommened to try Cillit Bang,,,,,any tried this?

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I got the hose out...

Then i sprayed the wheels...

Then i used some shampoo...

Then I used a sponge...

Then I used a halfords Brush...

Then I used more water...

Then I used the chamois...

Then I used some tyre dressing...

Then I drove my car...

Have you tried this before?
 

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I use Meguirs Hot Rims or nothing and just soapy water and a sponge. Have found that Hot Rims and a jet was seems to be an almost unbeatable combo. Even on BK299's

Does not damage the laquer, and brings them up proper bling. Never thought of clay barring them tbh, but would probably only work on certain wheel types.
 

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It really does appear that once you have them clean and have applied
some kind of wax, then the best option is regular cleaning with
whatever you use for the bodywork and is less labour intensive.
 

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My main man Ox is spot on, wash you wheels & wax weeky & its a piece of [^]

I take my wheels off & wax the inner rim every few months, make life so much easier, & I also use a clay bar in there too, helps get rid of all the bits of Tar & crap.

To reach in the wheel whilst washing I use an ADDIS brush, the sort used for cleaning the dishes.[Y]

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v379/bmxboy/addiisbrush.bmp
 

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That's where I fall down is the inner wheel, I have one of those brushes so will check that out this weekend - thanks!! :)

Agreed on the claybarring the inner wheel when you do take them off, gets 90% of it off with ease!
 
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