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Old 05-11-2005
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Cleaning Wheels...Questions

I have the stock 14's on my 93 and I cant afford rims so I am just going to shine the hell out of them this weekend i hope, lol. They have some black(old break dust I guess) and I was wondering how to get that off and what is the best way to clean them up and make them look what tire cleaner?
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Old 05-11-2005
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wheels i have used simple green and it worked great... for the tires use westley's bleach white and then a tire shine and they will look new
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Old 05-11-2005
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if it is an alloy wheel you don't want to use any sort of solvent on the wheel if it is hot. Meaning don't go driving around then clean it. Do it while the wheels are cold. Otherwise you could take the finish off of them.
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Old 05-12-2005
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Meguires hot rims wheel cleaner. with the wheels cold, generously spray them and take a very soft brush and gently scrub them clean. then hose them off and repeat before u wash.

to polish them u can use several things. i have just bought the mothers buff ball and will try that tomorrow with there associated polish liquid...

other choices are mothers mag/alm polish or eagle one never dull. follow that with a good coat of wax and they should shine like new...pending they arent totally oxidized like factory wheels get from the early 90s >:o
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Old 06-01-2005
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i always use westley's bleche white.... it has always cleaned my wheels really well
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Old 06-03-2005
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Yeah westley's bleach white is great, just spray it on the tires, and let it sit for about a minute, then I just spray it off with a powerwasher or at the carwash.
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