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    Cleaning Wheels

    What can you use to clean them and leave them nice bearing in mind they are white?

    I used WonderWheels on my last alloys and it brought them up a treat, got all the dirt and brake dust off, but as these are painted white is it wise to use acid based cleaners?

    Also is there something I can use/polish onto them to stop the brake dust sticking so much? most came off with a pressure washer, but some was stuck on there!
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    Meguiars hot rims is supposedly non acidic, and is excellent.
    Vectra SRi 1.9 cdti 150

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    Heard everyone talking about that stuff, but can't seem to find it in the shops! I've always used Autoglym.

    Any ideas where you should be able to get some from?
    "Real cars don't come with free insurance."

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    try www.meguiars.co.uk or www.speeding.co.uk also, if you have a good halfords near you, try a different one, only a select few stores stock the megs stuff so you might have to shop around for it. Failing that, mail order from one of the above sites is your best bet. free delivery from speeding aswell.
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    I used some sort of dodgy acid that my dad had in a spray bottle - he said that it was wonderwheels....


    ...how wrong was he?

    It's kinda bleached my anthracite alloys a washy whitey/grey - hence me ordering 4 spanking brand new ones


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    Quote Originally Posted by GSILady
    It's kinda bleached my anthracite alloys a washy whitey/grey - hence me ordering 4 spanking brand new ones
    Blimey woman!!!!! Bet ya were had a few words to say after that happened!
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    oh yes and they didn't come out of my mouth - they travelled the 12,000 miles from China!


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    PMSL!!!

    Before yesterday, my alloys were starting to become a tint of anthracite, that was until i washed the brake dust off!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GSILady
    oh yes and they didn't come out of my mouth - they travelled the 12,000 miles from China!
    PMSL
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