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      06-16-2016, 09:18 AM   #1
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Curious to see what people use to wash / detail their ///M's wheels. I have the Comp. 601 wheels but I assume the cleaning process is the same for those and the 343s.

Also - Is there a tire cleaner/wax out there that leaves the tires in MATTE finish? I hate the shiny look, especially for frozen paint cars.

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      09-15-2016, 05:41 PM   #2
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Forma Car Care Wheel Cleaner - shameless plus, as I own the company. Hopefully I won't get banned...lol
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      09-15-2016, 06:08 PM   #3
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Clean so often I only need soap/water and a speed master. A couple times a year I hit them with some actual off the shelf rim cleaner followed up with some Iron-X.

The speed master allows you to get behind the brake caliper to get all the way to the back of the barrel. A wheel Woolie won't, and you need to roll the car a foot or so, very annoying.
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      09-15-2016, 07:31 PM   #4
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I used Sonax Wheel Cleaner, does a great job getting dirt off and then I follow through with the usual soap and water.

For tire shine, I personally like Zaino as it leaves a nice clean look, not a lot of shine, not greasy, doesn't come off as driving. Little bit on a wooing goes a long way too. Lastly, lasts for a few days to a week.

I've seen on here that Armor All Outlast Brake Dust Repellent really works and keeps the wheels clean. I haven't tried it yet but plan to.
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Curious to see what people use to wash / detail their ///M's wheels. I have the Comp. 601 wheels but I assume the cleaning process is the same for those and the 343s.

Also - Is there a tire cleaner/wax out there that leaves the tires in MATTE finish? I hate the shiny look, especially for frozen paint cars.

Thanks!
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On my 601's Sonax Full Effect Cleaner, followed by pressure steam. Tires get a citrus APC of my own, dried with compressed air, final wipe down with Stoner's Tarminator, and finished off with Dodo Juice Supernatural.
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