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    after cleaning my front wheels yesterday i found what i can only discribe as swirl marks on the wheels (not on the face but inside the spokes)
    my question is can i use a scratch remover or something like a poor boys swirl remover on the alloys?
    or is there a better way?
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    yes you can but bear in mined that the laquer is quite thin on the wheels compared to the car. Try claying the wheels as it might be bonded on contaminants off the road (salt etc from winter), then polish them with SRP and get some poorboy's Wheel sealant on them
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    yes you can but bear in mined that the laquer is quite thin on the wheels compared to the car. Try claying the wheels as it might be bonded on contaminants off the road (salt etc from winter), then polish them with SRP and get some poorboy's Wheel sealant on them
    i have got the clay to do it and srp but i have autoglym wheel sealant (spray can thing) is that ok to use?
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    yes mate. Poorboy's is the best one out there IMO, but provided you get something on there to act as a barrier between the wheel and the brake dust, road salt etc then you'll be fine. The SRP will act in your favour also as it's a resin polish
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    might even be worth actually if you have a good paste wax, putting that on there instead
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    i have some collinites 476s is that any good for it?
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    perfect mate
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