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    having been lazy for the last few months , i decided to give my ally wheels a good wash, in the past i have tried different cleaning sprays , but i always find spots of grim left behind, have tried to brush them hard , i fail to get rid of them,
    can any one tell me please if there is any strong cleaner i can use to get rid of them? or is domesto the last option??
    it has to be some thing so strong that can cut through the spots of dirt and grim
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    alloy wheel cleaner
    or tar remover on just the spots of tar!
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    Wheel acid waterd down and as above tar+glue remover thats what i use.


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    You might want to change your Subject head to get more people to help


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    Give this a go before any drastic action, spray on the affected areas and leave for a few minutes
    good at dissolving brake dust


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    thank you all , specilay to wilts
     
     

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    Use either tar remover or clay... Its just tar/brake dust that has pitted into the alloy... Wheel acid will ruin your wheels if theres a tiny chip in the laquer!
     
     

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    Do you actually take your wheels off to clean or not? I take mine off when I get a chance to clean the backs and get into the corners properly,and I use a firm toothbrush to get into the corners. I think I'm the only person on here to use the stuff, but I add a tea spoon of SODA CRYSTAL's into the warm water. NOT caustic soda.It has grease dissolving properties, and when all washed and scrubbed and rinsed, the wheels definitely have more of a shine than without the soda.
     
     

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    I've tried this stuff before and it's not bad...LINK. May need to go over a couple of times though.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    I've tried this stuff before and it's not bad...LINK. May need to go over a couple of times though.
    Bilberry is really good, but it may struggle with what the op is trying to remove,

    tryed claying them?
     
     

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