good wheel clearner

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  1. maxgohan

    maxgohan OT Supporter

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    i have a set of polished aluminum wheels that have a bit of brake dust that won't come off
    i need a heavy duty wheel cleaner that is safe to use and won't cause damage...i washed the wheels and got most of the brake dust but some of it is being stuborn...
     
  2. justin30513

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    You might just want to polish them a a nice metal polish from Mothers. If you wheels are uncoated aluminum, a wheel cleaner may hurt them.

    Try the polish first. It's a lot safer.
     
  3. smoothie.

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    mild car wash soap + water mix, and an old claybar, and some fingernails.

    give it a try, cant go any worse
     
  4. Scottwax

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    Polishing is probably going to be your best bet.
     
  5. maxgohan

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    i was using my fingernails and did get some of it off but i thought with a wheel cleaner i wouldn't have to bust my ass sitting there scraping away with my fingernails...i will also try a polisher too i guess but i think i'll stick to the fingernails for now...
     
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    Powerball with metal polish should work with minimum effort.
     

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