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OK. So I've never had a car with "see-through" wheels before. Just what do I clean?

Things do get pretty dirty, but so far I've only soaped and rinsed the outer surface of the spokes(?) - and tried to avoid the visible brake mechanisms. The rear wheels look almost like they can be flossed clear through in some places.

Any tips are appreciated.

Thanks very much.
 

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I use MEGUIARS Mirror Glaze Wheel Cleaner works great! all it takes is 3 steps hose the rims then spray it with the cleaner then hose again and its all gone. Brake dust ect.. you dont even need to scrub.

Hope this helps.
 

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Does that include the inside of the rims also? Every 6 months or so I take tires off of the car and wash rims seperately from it (outside and inside).
 

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I never wash the inside of my rims but when i sprayed it on it was actually coming off :D so it should work aswell
 

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I got in the habit of doing that after seeing how nasty and grimy the rims on my gtp got after awhile. My wife even says that the rims on her SUV look so much better when clean.
 

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Pontiac Grand Prix GTP....3.8 liter V6 supercharged, 240 hp 280 ftlbs torque
 

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johnej said:
Pontiac Grand Prix GTP....3.8 liter V6 supercharged, 240 hp 280 ftlbs torque
wow must be a complete different feeling in the tsx? that car is quick!
 

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The gtp was a torque monster, however it had a speed limiter on it (126 mph). No manual tranny. However it did have the heads up display. And with the sc, you could watch the gas gauge move if into the boost..
 

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damn man I wanted one few years back, also wanted a camaro and then a corvette but never bought any of them :D

while we are on the subject does the tsx have a speed limiter?
 

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me and my friend went 112 on his tsx he slowed down when we saw a cop lol but the tsx definitly acts different with the eibach springs it handled very well even when going over 100mph
 

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I would not want to get a ticket for going that fast. It is to costly
 

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I would advise against using wheel cleaners because a majority of them have chemicals that can strip off the finish of the wheels and/or brake calipers, etc. -

Use good 'ol soap and water and a long-handled brush, and ever few months or so, take the entire wheel off to clean the inside.
 

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I would advise against using wheel cleaners because a majority of them have chemicals that can strip off the finish of the wheels and/or brake calipers, etc. -

Use good 'ol soap and water and a long-handled brush, and ever few months or so, take the entire wheel off to clean the inside.
MEGUIARS Mirror Glaze Wheel Cleaner

I know 4 people who use it including myself for the past year without a problem..

Friend uses it on his 19s chromes that he paid $4,500 for..

I think this is the best wheel cleaner..

As far as sope and water it is good and all but on cold days like these rather just spray something on and hose it off in few mins :D
 

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MEGUIARS Mirror Glaze Wheel Cleaner

I know 4 people who use it including myself for the past year without a problem..

Friend uses it on his 19s chromes that he paid $4,500 for..

I think this is the best wheel cleaner..

As far as sope and water it is good and all but on cold days like these rather just spray something on and hose it off in few mins :D


Great point. I'm generalizing when I say wheel cleaners - I'm sure there are some out there on the market that are safe for clearcoated/finished wheels.

I just finished my sponsorship for the year w/ Meguiars - if they pick me up this year I will definitely be on the lookout for that cleaner!! :)
 
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