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Old 04-08-2008, 06:22 PM   #1
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Protectant for wheels????

I've got a nice set of M5 Style 66 wheels for my chariot and I'm itchin' to get them on.

If I get them all nicely cleaned up (BMW Wheel Cleaner) is there a wax or polish that would protect them and help keep the brake dirt off? (or at least make it easier to wash the dirt off?)

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Old 04-08-2008, 10:59 PM   #2
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To protect wheels and shield them from brake dust, I use Klasse AIO. Don't waste money on Wheel Wax or anything like that. Just apply and remove like you would if it were your hood.
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Old 04-09-2008, 12:55 AM   #3
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To protect wheels and shield them from brake dust, I use Klasse AIO. Don't waste money on Wheel Wax or anything like that. Just apply and remove like you would if it were your hood.
where can I find the Klasse AIO in GTA? my silver rims turn to metallic gray a week after I wash them
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Old 04-09-2008, 12:57 AM   #4
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can i use normal wax?
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Old 04-09-2008, 01:28 PM   #5
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You can use any wax you would normally use on your clearcoat.
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Old 04-09-2008, 07:42 PM   #6
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eshine.ca sells klasse. They're pretty quick shipping too. Better to use a synthetic than a carnuba wax, as it will last longer.
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Old 04-09-2008, 09:18 PM   #7
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can i use normal wax?
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You can use any wax you would normally use on your clearcoat.
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eshine.ca sells klasse. They're pretty quick shipping too. Better to use a synthetic than a carnuba wax, as it will last longer.
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Old 04-09-2008, 10:39 PM   #8
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is there anything i can just buy at crappy tire?
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Old 04-09-2008, 10:53 PM   #9
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is there anything i can just buy at crappy tire?
eshine.ca has great customer service and the best prices north of the border (and south of the border, too). You can't go wrong.

If you insist on crappy tire, Meguiars NXT can be had. It is half the quality of Klasse, however. If that, even.
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Klasse sounds good... so i can use it on my paint and rims right?
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Klasse sounds good... so i can use it on my paint and rims right?
Rims are usually painted so you may treat them the same as the rest of the vehicle.
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:30 AM   #12
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Wax is good. Every other day cleaning is good too. Just grab a bottle of quick detailer or wax-as-you-dry type spray... give the wheels a spritz... then wipe em down. Win-win.
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Old 04-10-2008, 03:23 PM   #13
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I use harley davidson S100 wax to wax my cars normally..
I guess I will try that on my OZ rims
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What if you have a polished lip? What can you use to protect it/make it easier to clean. i have been using the mothers metal polish to clean them once they get dirty but it takes a lot of elbow grease.
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Old 04-17-2008, 06:33 PM   #15
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What if you have a polished lip? What can you use to protect it/make it easier to clean. i have been using the mothers metal polish to clean them once they get dirty but it takes a lot of elbow grease.
I was about to ask the same thing. I've also got some dirt from the brakes that wont come off with a normal rim cleaner, what should i use to clean this off?
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