dressing the wheel wells

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  1. EdgeOfSanity

    EdgeOfSanity OT Supporter

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    what do you use to do it? techniques? i've never bothered to do it before, but my wheel wells are looking really dirty and grey. Looks like crap contrasted to my cars shiny black exterior.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    You can use a spray degreaser and a scrub brush to initially clean the fenderwells, then spray a protectant into the fenderwells. That is pretty much it. :)
     
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    what would you suggest as a protectant?
     
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    Hyper dressing
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Yeah, that or Armor All. Either works very well.

    Hyper dressing cut 2.5:1 with water:

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    Armor All (straight from the bottle):

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    what dilution u use for hyperdressing on tires? i want something that will give it lot of gloss but not interested in the sling :x:
     
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    Scottwax, what exactly is the Armor All dressing called? Usually I would always just clean the fenderwells then spray it with tire shine/dressing :noes:
     
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    hyper dressing looks really good. How do you apply the dressing on a car that does not have much wheel gap such as a 350z? There really is no way i could get my hand/arm up in there without jacking the car up.
     
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    A lot of gloss? 1:1 will do it.

    DaneMan-just the regular ol' original shine spray version of Armor All.

    EdgeOfSanity-I spray it directly into the fenderwells. I don't bother wiping.
     
  10. wangatang

    wangatang backing it in your mom

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    Word. my dirty wheel wells bug me the most about my car since its really hard to get my hand (much less a brush, too) between the wheel and wheel well.
     
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    I use armor all cut 1:1 so grime doesnt really stick to it as easily.
     
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    wangatang backing it in your mom

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    Good idea; i'll try that as soon as i take my wheels off for a brake job this weekend
     

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