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Old 13-02-2018, 01:14 PM   #1
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who uses wheel brushes like this



I see brushes like this used in some detailers posts/videos

who else uses one and how effective are they for spokes etc

I use wheel whoolies and a wheel mitt
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Old 13-02-2018, 01:18 PM   #2
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I use that brush for my tyres and arches

Not entirely sure if it is designed for the wheels themselves
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Old 13-02-2018, 01:21 PM   #3
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Same as above for wheels and tyres
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I use that style of brush (actually a muc-off branded brush from days cleaning motorcycles) on the face of my alloys. I use wheel woolies for the inside of the wheel and then a mitt to wrap round the back of the spokes.
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hmm can't see any benefit of having one then over and above the mitt and woolies
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Old 13-02-2018, 01:44 PM   #6
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hmm can't see any benefit of having one then over and above the mitt and woolies
It's an excellent wheel face brush, cleans better than a mitt as it can get into more intricate style wheels. I use one for work, it's probably done over 1000 wheels and still looks like new
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Old 13-02-2018, 01:59 PM   #7
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Useless

I have tried the wilko version and its rubbish for my Y spoke wheels I stick to a MITT, it is great for sweeping of the crud off car mats before a vacuum

http://www.wilko.com/car-cleaning/wi...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

For arches the tuf shine tire brush is unbeatable as it has short stiff bristles and an ergonomic handle, I brought it with the intention of using it for my tires but its to big for my low profile tires
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The vikan brush is in a completely different league in terms of quality, compared to that wilko brush.
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The vikan brush is in a completely different league in terms of quality, compared to that wilko brush.
In what respect ? im only a weekend warrior so don't need a bush that will last 2000 wheel cleans, the bristles are soft as they are feather/split tips just like the Vikan, I compared it to the Halfords one and the wilko one seamed softer to, the build quality is fine also.

The Vikan one will be better build quality obviously

but I don't think we are debating build quality as the question was who uses a brush LIKE the one in the picture and my answer was for my Y spoke wheels with 20 spokes its rubbish !!!
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The Vikan brush is the best I have used for cleaning the face of alloy wheels quickly/effectively and safely imo. Also works well for cleaning the wheel arches.
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