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Which wheel cleaner?

Postby Admin » Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:11 am

Good day to you all, so which wheel cleaner is you favourite and why?

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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby Car_clean » Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:56 pm

Personally I use Krystal Kleen's Brake away. It's non-acid, I dilute it 1:4 for general Valeting work. Very economical and effective. Big thumbs up :-)
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby Shine My Ride » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:15 pm

I'm using two for basic valeting at the moment:

an online supplier Brite Clean - Effective, good price, non-acid, but can make me cough a bit if I'm too close!

Autobright Magnum - As effective as AJ's Brite Clean, very good at cleaning the tyres too, and more pleasant to use. A little more expensive, but overall I probably rate it above BC
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby DMD Detailing » Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:46 am

SONAX Full Effect Wheel Cleaner is a favourite with me but to expensive for every day use, so the last year or so ive been using Autobright Car Care's Non Acid Wheel Cleaner. What I like about it is the great dilution ratios, it doesnt have a nasty smell that chokes you and its also great for cleaning tyres.
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby G3valeting » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:48 am

Autojoys brite clean here also dilutes well which is a major plus but agree with chris does make you cough a bit .. It's that or megs wheel brightener.
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby Remyroc Detailing » Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:14 am

CarChem Revolt. Superb wheel cleaner that removes brake dust and fallout in one hit. Apreciate its not the cheapest to use but the quality shines through for me :)
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby spandau-valet » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:01 pm

Autosmarts Smart Wheels
Like its dilution ratio, 4-1 sorts 80% of jobs will also clean the tyres and it has brightners in to leave the alloy looking er ??!!? "bright"
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby MP Valeting Bridgend » Sun May 04, 2014 12:52 pm

Another vote for Krystal Kleen's Brake Away. I like the fact that even with a dilution of 3:1 it can be sprayed on, left for five minutes, then pressured washed off. Usually no need to agitate, even on a heavily soiled wheel. Great time saver and time is money.
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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby wazhalo31 » Thu May 08, 2014 8:57 pm

I like Krystal Kleen s brake away but use smart wheels as it is more convenient to get delivered as the Rep appears at my front door. No postage costs etc.

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Re: Which wheel cleaner?

Postby s2teve » Fri May 09, 2014 9:20 pm

I have to vote autobright magaum great cleaning power can dilute or use neat really eats into soil on brake dust
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