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Old 05-27-2013, 10:40 AM   #1
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Junkman's Wheel & Tire Maintenance Regimen

Just like the title says, here's how the Junkman maintains his wheels. This is also how the Junkman reacts when a hot chick rolls past the garage....

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Old 05-27-2013, 08:19 PM   #2
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As always, thanks for this info.

Btw, dont you use a wheel brush?
What / how do you clean the inner wheel barrel?
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:40 PM   #3
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... What / how do you clean the inner wheel barrel?
I use the Alloy and Chrome Wheel Cleaning Power Brush that you can get on Amazon. It's only $27.95 right now.
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15:45 is my favorite part
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:00 AM   #5
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15:45 is my favorite part
That's because you're a hound dog.... like me.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:01 PM   #7
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Good Video Junkman! what kind of brush do you use to clean the tires? I have one now but it has a long handle on it and I rather have one without the handle
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I don't use a brush. I use a wash mitt and I don't really clean the tires unless they are muddy.
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So the brake pads are called Wagner Thermo Quiet?
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So the brake pads are called Wagner Thermo Quiet?
If there is any confusion about the name, watch the video again.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:35 PM   #11
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I use the Alloy and Chrome Wheel Cleaning Power Brush that you can get on Amazon. It's only $27.95 right now.
Would not be good for painted wheels... imo

tramtwo posted this on the go
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #12
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Would not be good for painted wheels... imo
If you had watched the video, you'll notice that I mention this and a few other things that are not good for painted wheels.
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:40 PM   #13
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I also HATE spray wheel shine. Pump spray or aerosol foam spray. You spend all that time cleaning your rims, just to have remove the over spray from the rubber treatment. I went looking for a GEL tire treatment and bought this today:

Armor all - Tire Shine Gel. I have not used an armor all products since the 90s. But it was handy and came with a applicator.

It went on good and I did use very much product. I think it turned out good, its a dark black "clean" look. It did not leave a "wet" look, just nice and black and clean. Next time I will post before and after pictures.

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Old 05-29-2013, 12:26 AM   #14
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I'm with you on sprays...stupid..all over my wheels....and I did it for years....

but use a spray on a sponge applicator and they work well - I have 4 I use:
Poorboys natural look for matte finsih,
Stoner's more shine for a nice black look.
Blackfire Tire gel for longevity
Wolfgang all purpose rubber and plastic protectant.
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