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Old 06-08-2009, 02:28 AM
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I'm just curious what you all do to keep your rims looking clean?

Special brake dust repellent spray?
Dust covers? Lame or worth it?
Wipe 'em down regularly?
Clean 'em when you wash your truck?
Or anything else that I haven't mentioned...
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I have a soft long handled brush I use, has rubber on the edges to keep from scratching the wheels, the bristles get right in there. I also have a brush that goes around the lug nuts and cleans that area out. But that's when I am REALLY feeling ambitious.
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I just don't use my brakes...lol. Just kdding.
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I keep 'em clean!

On the wife's van though, I use a product called Wheel Shield
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I use porcelain brake pads, that helps cut down on the dust. Living on a dirt road though gives me great camouflage though!
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eagle1 tire/wheel cleaner works the best imo.
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i used armor all for the longest time but i wash cars for a living right now so i got all kinds of different acids i use that make the wheels SHINE but the armor all stuff works well also and like nim81 said eagle1 works really good too.
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I changed out pads to a less dusty pad on my Chrysler and I use Eagle 1 to clean and protect the wheels. On my truck I'm not having a pad dust problem.
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I do get a good bit of brake dust, but I just wipe the wheels down regularly. Good idea, chithead, I need a brush for around the lug nuts also. However, what I really need is a brush to keep the bugs off the radiator, lol!
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Since putting on the new NADA performance rotors and NADA heavy duty pads, I ahve no dust, at all. Nice bonus from NADA.
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