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Old 06-01-2009, 06:05 PM   #1
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Cleaning Calipers, and lettering

how or what should i use to keep the calipers looking good on my car the white chevy lettering already looks dark and weathered after 400 miles! And im wondering what i can clean these with and any ideas on how or techniques. i was thinking something like a tooth brush. but with stiffer bristles and some sort of cleanear hopefully to be named by you folks, something to keep the lettering nice and white, and could i put a wax or something over it to keep it nice and protected
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Old 06-02-2009, 07:48 AM   #2
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I found a 3-pack of brushes at Home Depot to clean my calipers.

But, seeing as yours are painted, I'd used either a tooth brush, and avoid anything too abrasive/stiff. For a cleaner, you might try a wheel cleaner (it shouldn't harm the paint/finish seeing as they're formulated for wheels), a degreaser if they're pretty drity, or just some car wash to maintain them.
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I found a 3-pack of brushes at Home Depot to clean my calipers.

But, seeing as yours are painted, I'd used either a tooth brush, and avoid anything too abrasive/stiff. For a cleaner, you might try a wheel cleaner (it shouldn't harm the paint/finish seeing as they're formulated for wheels), a degreaser if they're pretty drity, or just some car wash to maintain them.
thanks, i think im gonna try some of that all wheel cleaner on a mild brush
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Old 06-05-2009, 12:55 PM   #4
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Go buy electrical contact cleaner that comes in an Aerosol can. That stuff will clean ANYTHING off of anything. It is fu%$in amazing.
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Old 06-05-2009, 02:16 PM   #5
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that stuff that you clean white walls with, red and blue label. cant remember the name.
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that stuff that you clean white walls with, red and blue label. cant remember the name.
'Westley's' Bleach White?
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