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Keeping zee wheels clean - this stuff is the BEST!!

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by drummerfc, May 10, 2010.

    drummerfc guest

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    OK, those of us non-newbies to the BMW brand who have been driving one for a while know the scourge of brake-dust, etc. that conspire against keeping our wheels clean, almost as soon as you turn off the hose and put away the cleaning products. Or, maybe it's my driving/braking ;):cool: !!

    Anyway, I found something that works GRRREAT and keeps the wheels cleaner longer. Perhaps you all have heard of it but it not, consider this a suggestion...it's called "Keep Clean Wheel" by Eagle One. 18 Fl. OZ,. available pretty cheaply at Pep Boys.

    I gotta tell-ya - this stuff WORKS! :D Right after washing the car, you spray the wheels completely - full coverage is important here - and let them dry @10-15 mins. before driving. It's really that simple. It keeps brake dust, road dirt, other wheel dirtying scourges away from your wheels for up to 2 weeks.
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    Apex000

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    I'm currently using that product and it works pretty well . It doesn't last two weeks, it's good for a week at most.

    ForcedInduction guest

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    Drummerfc-

    You wait two weeks to wash your car? :D

    drummerfc guest

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    Ohhh, a wisenhiemer, eh?? Nyuck Nyuck Nyuck!! :D

    It all depends, the weather here in the Northeast is pretty darn finicky...:mad: Sometimes one doesn't get the chance for 2 wks...

    drummerfc guest

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    I spray them twice...maybe they don't stay completely clean for 2 wks but they look MARKEDLY better after 2 weeks than without! :eek:

    It is a great product...I've tried almost everything and this is the best I've found.
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    Apex000

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    Very true.

    ForcedInduction guest

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    I use a bucket of car wash soap and water. Works good for me. ;)

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    That's funny. I just bought this stuff from autozone. I have to agree with you it works very well,until it decides to rain. Damn Northeast.
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    Cleen Wheels

    I know it's tough to live in the Northeast, I used to live there. Mass. I now live in Florida. I found a product called http://www.wetpaintglaze.com I started using it in March of 09. My car has not been washed since then. It goes on ALL surfaces. The Car gets dusted with a California Duster. The Wheels get dusted with a Swiffer duster. It is now Love Bug Season so my Bra is on. but the bugs wipe off my windshield. Try it You will like it.
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    drummerfc guest

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    Smart man! :D Some day I may join you down there...sommmmme daaaaayyyyy...:cool:

    Hmmm...I shall check it oot...thanks for the tip.
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    bluewagon

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    Cleen Wheels and Car

    Go to Wet paint's Web site read all about this great product. Our Daughter lives in Ma. She is using it. Try it
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    327350

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    Armorall wheel protectant

    I've using this for some time and it is very good as well. If you've seen their ads on TV, the product works exactly the same.
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    Brake dust

    Folks, the best way to keep your wheels clean is to replace the BMW pads with one of the many other brands of pads available I used Centric pads on my E39 540 for 5 or six years. Living in California, I could go all summer without washing the car or the wheels. They were also more linear than the stock BMW pads.

    I now live in Thailand and have a 2010 320d. I am still looking for someone that will ship pads to me here.

    Cheers
    Steve Albrecht

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