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Old 01-06-2009, 07:13 PM   #1
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Cleaning(AND DRYING) those Chrome Rims

HEy guys Freshley here...

I was washing my truck today and was thinking.... Wonder what my buddys from Camaro5 do to keep their rims clean

Heres what i do....

Spray with water

Spray Black Magic on....Use Power Ball (repeat if i see needed)

Wash the spray off with water (thoroughly)

Let them air dry then use a cloth for the remaining wetness...

Sometimes I go out the day after i wash and i see like a lil water drop that dryed man that makes me Hunka Hunka Burning Mad

Anyways what do u guys use for ur wheels?
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Old 01-06-2009, 09:04 PM   #2

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chrome wheels- car wash soap and a soft sponge, then polish after. polished wheels- very soft sponge and car soap and then aluminum polish to get rid of water spots.
mothers aluminum polish is pretty good.

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Old 01-07-2009, 08:17 AM   #3
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One product that works extremely well for removing brake dust from the tires is Wesleys Bleach White. It's supposed to be a white wall or white letter cleaner, but it's also awesome for getting brake dust off the entire tire..
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:48 AM   #4
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Spray rinse, car wash soap with soft sponge used ONLY for tires and wheels, then rinse again. Towel dry, finish with compressed air.

I use a separate sponge altogether for the body of the car. Never mix them up.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:03 PM   #5
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Car wash soap and sponge to clean. Dry with microfiber. Cleaner wax to remove any spots and use a sponge ball to get in those nooks and crannies.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:30 PM   #6
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50/50 Simple Green & Water in a spray bottle to clean them, Nevr-Dull or chrome polish, then wax them. Micro towels and applicators work well.
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