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Old 17-07-2017, 12:58 PM   #1
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Aerosol Wheel sealent

I've been using Autoglym alloy wheel seal for years I have 2 cars one protected from new with Gtechniq c5 and the other I use Autoglym alloy wheel seal after each wash. the dirt washes off both cars really easy but I think the Autoglym make the wheels shine a little more. problem is Autoglym have replaced it with wheel sealant which I don't like as much firstly its not to be used on dark coloured wheels and secondly I have to leave for an hour before buffing off I like the spray and wipe method of the alloy wheel seal.

Is there any other brands that do something I can spray on and wipe off instantly to protect my wheels give them a nice shine and protective coating ?
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:01 PM   #2
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Just use the AutoGlym Instant Show Shine it will give the same results(and was what I was told by my local rep) and is what I have switched to after the demise of the original Wheel Seal product...which like you is no use to me as both of our daily drivers have dark coloured wheels.
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Or you could try Sonax's spray wheel sealant, Raceglaze's spray wheel sealant, Sonax Polymer Netshield or even Gyeon Can Coat. All are superb spray / wipe products that work better than AG's version..
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:24 PM   #4
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The Carplan No1 super gloss works well as an everyday / week top up. I've sealed my wheels with the Raceglaze nano wheel sealant - very easy to use, gives a lovely finish and 2 applications gives about 6 months protection...
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:28 PM   #5
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Old 17-07-2017, 01:59 PM   #6
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Old 17-07-2017, 02:03 PM   #7
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The now discontinued Autoglym Wheel Seal was a simple spray shine and was, in my understanding, the same chemistry as Instant Show Shine. It looked good,but had very little durability.

The new Autoglym Wheel Protector, that has replaced Wheel Seal, is an altogether different product - it is a spray and let dry wheel sealant and it is reasonable, lasting a month or more with decent looks. Water just runs straight off it and the wheels do a decent job of cleaning themselves.

Having said that, i now just use whatever spray LSP i have to hand and can tell you that Sonax BSD works great on alloy wheels (sorry Autoglym...) as did Autoglym AquaWax before that.

Recently got a tub of FK1000p, so will be trying that out on the wheels.
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Old 17-07-2017, 02:57 PM   #8
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If you want spray and buff - then Sonax Xtreme is the next closest thing (i.e. aerosol)

It's spray and then buff with a cotton type cloth - Microfibre will take too much of the product away back into the towel

Search for Sonax 236100 - should be around 8-9 quid a can.
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Old 17-07-2017, 07:44 PM   #9
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I sealed my wheels with FK1000 and now use a 50/50 BSD/Bouncers mix on each wash. 6 Months in and the wheels still clean easy and maintain shine (although i'm getting some pitting now so they'll probably last till the winter clean and seal).
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Old 25-07-2017, 11:10 AM   #10
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+1 for Sonax Xtreme spray sealant

Though as others have suggested, might be worth doing a full clean and seal with a better durability product and then just cleaning any surface grime from your wheels as part of the wash.
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