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Old 09-03-2018, 04:42 AM   #1
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Which Wheelcleaner?

Hello,

I know there are a lot of threads with this topic.

I'm looking for a good wheel cleaner what is gentle.Here in Germany we have a product which named "Alu Teufel" (Green (light, acid free)Version).The people love it.

I don't like this product.

I read a lot good stuff about the Angelwax Billberry.

What are your favourite wheel cleaners?

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Old 09-03-2018, 05:25 AM   #2
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Bilberry gets my vote
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Old 09-03-2018, 05:52 AM   #3
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Remember just because it is acid free, it is not gentle.

Most wheel cleaners marketed as acid free are strong alkalis which can do as much, if not more damage.

Billberry is a strong alkali.

A better option is to seal wheels and then they can be cleaned with normal shampoo.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:35 PM   #5
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KKD Brakeaway or Autoglanz Alkalloy at 1:5 are good wheel cleaners. As others have said though, give them a thorough clean including a fallout remover/de-tar then seal them with something like Wowo's Crystal Sealant.

For the next 6-8 months cleaning your wheels with either an 1:20 mix of either wheel cleaner or just some shampoo will be all you need Can also top up protection with the Wowo's Crystal Sealant as often as you want, simply mist over the wheel then towel dry it.
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One which is pretty easy to obtain and cleans both wheels and tyres well is 'Meguiars Hot Rims Wheel and Tyre Cleaner'.

As the name suggests is does a great job on wheels and tyres and seems pretty mild. I use this and if needed sometime follow with a fallout remover, but this is rarely needed.
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odk rotate diluted 20-1 for sealed wheel just spray it on and clean
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odk rotate diluted 20-1 for sealed wheel just spray it on and clean
And only slightly alkaline and currently with 25% off
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Weekly CG Diablo wheel gel in a foaming Kwazar Venus sprayer, foams lovely you can leave it on longer than most before it dries, and a bucket with AF revolution.

Every few months Valet pro Bilberry, DONT LET THIS STUFF DRY is a strong alkali just as dangerous as acid if not used correctly.
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One which is pretty easy to obtain and cleans both wheels and tyres well is 'Meguiars Hot Rims Wheel and Tyre Cleaner'.

As the name suggests is does a great job on wheels and tyres and seems pretty mild. I use this and if needed sometime follow with a fallout remover, but this is rarely needed.
Ph 13.5 so no not mild.
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