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Old 27-08-2017, 05:27 PM   #1
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Black alloys road grime - updated result

Original Message: So I have gloss black alloys and over the last few months the condition continues to get worse. They aren't stupidly bad but there is a build of some sort of grime on all of the wheels that doesn't wash of using a mitt or a microfibre noodle when used with car shampoo (autoglym body conditioner). I bought some fallout remover before but that didn't really do much either.

What would people reccomend to help get rid of this? Some sort of tar remover or maybe a dedicated wheel cleaned like Bilberry?

Update

I bought some BH autowheels based on these recommendations. I applied one coating, pressure washed off and then washed with microfibre mitt and autoglym body conditioner. Will post pics before and after below:

When "clean" beforehand
Note the weird stains and "etching" on the surface


When dirty beforehand (~1000 miles)
Note you can see the stuck-on grime after a finger swipe (and some weird red stuff on the spoke above the valve. I've only just noticed that now i'm uploading)


After




Not perfect but much better!

I applied some sealant that I already had to try make life a bit easier in future.
Thanks for the suggestions!

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