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Old 07-04-2018, 02:42 PM   #1
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Autoglym Clean Wheels....reduced acidity?

I used to use this stuff many years ago and it would shift just about anything from alloy wheels. I am presuming the formula has been drastically altered (acidity wise), as it barely touched the greasy splatter from whatever the dealership used on the tyres, pre sale?

I will of course use it as a wheel cleaner for future however, I had to look elsewhere to get the grime out.

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Old 07-04-2018, 05:42 PM   #2
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I used to use this stuff many years ago and it would shift just about anything from alloy wheels. I am presuming the formula has been drastically altered (acidity wise), as it barely touched the greasy splatter from whatever the dealership used on the tyres, pre sale?

I will of course use it as a wheel cleaner for future however, I had to look elsewhere to get the grime out.

Autoglym.....and pointers?
For greasy residue an alaline cleaner would be better. A decent apc such as surfex is probably the best option
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Old 07-04-2018, 06:10 PM   #3
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For greasy residue an alaline cleaner would be better. A decent apc such as surfex is probably the best option
Which is what I reached for, ironically. Nice one.
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Old 09-04-2018, 09:55 AM   #4
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I used to use this stuff many years ago and it would shift just about anything from alloy wheels. I am presuming the formula has been drastically altered (acidity wise), as it barely touched the greasy splatter from whatever the dealership used on the tyres, pre sale?

I will of course use it as a wheel cleaner for future however, I had to look elsewhere to get the grime out.

Autoglym.....and pointers?
Nope, no change sir. As fatdazza said, an alkali cleaner (or solvent) would be best for grease. Clean Wheels is good for brake dust, traffic film, general dirt.
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Old 09-04-2018, 02:05 PM   #5
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Thanks for getting back to me, AG. Surfex gotcrid of all the gunk and I will keep the Clean Wheels as a general wheel cleaner.
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