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Old 11-06-2017, 09:13 PM   #1
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Stubborn Dirty Wheels

So I managed to grab a few hours this afternoon to start thoroughly cleaning them ready for applying C5. I managed to get the fronts done and I'm pretty pleased, but I couldn't get the back of the wheels spotless. My process was as follows, bilberry wheel cleaner, PW, snow foam, PW, hand wash, PW, tar remover, PW, iron remover, PW and then clay bar before thorough drying and buffing and finishing with C5.

The whole process naturally took some time, but really it was only scrubbing with clay bar that made real improvements to the baked on dirt, even then there are still patchy baked on bits. I'm not sure what I could have done better and I worked hard! Bit disappointing though, hopefully I applied the C5 ok so that'll cheer me up on future washes.

I won't be re-doing the fronts now the C5 has been applied, but does anyone have any advice on deep cleaning the rears?
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