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post #1 of 13 Old 7th June 2013, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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How to keep wheels relatively clean?

I'm running on a new set of hypersilver Avant Garde M310's but these things get caked with road grime and brake dust in only a couple days of driving in between washes. Is there anyway to keep them relatively clean? I see those wheel protectants in chain stores such as Eagle One. Do those work?
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poor boys wheel sealant.. Clean the wheels really good with some sonax full effect wheel cleaner. Polish if needed and apply about 2-3 coats of poorboys wheel sealant. This sealant will help keep the rims cleaner longer, and make it easier to clean them. From there on, use a car wash soap in the proper dilution in the directions to clean your wheels. this will help not strip any protection from the sealant, and make it last longer.

Can also try sealants like jetseal from chemical guys and or blackfire sealant. ( made for paint but will work on the rims)
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^ This
+1 on the sealant. It's what was used on my wheels back in mid May and all I do now is a simple car wash and it looks just as good as the day my car was detailed last month. Regular car wash soap not that wax and wash soap nonsense.
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Btw do you guys apply the sealant to the inner barrels of the wheels or only the face/spokes?
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Just the spoke on mine. The barrels would obviously require the wheel to come off but just depends if you want to go the extra mile
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