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      10-26-2016, 12:26 AM   #1
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Which wheel brush do you guys use to clean your rims?

Just wanted to poll the experts here on what wheel brush/tool you guys use to clean your rims? I have some stock 343's and am looking for any recommendations. I'm currently just using a pair of gloves and a towel. Any advice would greatly be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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      10-26-2016, 12:47 AM   #2
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Just wanted to poll the experts here on what wheel brush/tool you guys use to clean your rims? I have some stock 343's and am looking for any recommendations. I'm currently just using a pair of gloves and a towel. Any advice would greatly be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Here is what I use and highly recommend after I use sonax

http://www.autogeek.net/auto-wheel-brush.html
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      10-26-2016, 10:22 AM   #3
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I use these
http://www.detailedimage.com/DI-Pack...ece-Kit-P1149/
They clean great and feel safe, I trust these more than the ones with hard wires
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      10-26-2016, 12:58 PM   #4
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Sweet thanks for the advice guys. I'm leaning towards the woolies.
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      10-31-2016, 01:11 PM   #5
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Boar's Hair Wheel Brush

https://www.formacarcare.com/product...el-face-brush/

Wheel Barrel Brush

https://www.formacarcare.com/product...-barrel-brush/

Lug Nut Brush

https://www.formacarcare.com/product...-lugnut-brush/

Forma APC

https://www.formacarcare.com/product...ner-degreaser/

Forma Wheel Cleaner

https://www.formacarcare.com/product...wheel-cleaner/
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BRUSHES SCRATCH. I wouldn't use ANY kind of brush on my wheels, especially if they are painted. What I would use is a wash mitt of some sort. I prefer The Knobby Chenille. If you don't wait until your wheels are filthy, you won't need anything abrasive to clean your wheels. Soap and water is all I use.
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      10-31-2016, 08:43 PM   #7
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Nothing fancy but won't scratch and is bendable to get behind the spokes

http://m.advanceautoparts.com/p/auto...780/10244988-P

And this

http://m.advanceautoparts.com/p/auto...772/10241397-P
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      11-10-2016, 01:29 AM   #9
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I use CHEMICAL GUY's FERRET WHEEL & RIM BRUSH on my wheels. Really good on getting between the spokes and inside the barrel without having to reach all the way inside. Never scratched the surface as the bristles are very soft even tho they look stiff.
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BRUSHES SCRATCH. I wouldn't use ANY kind of brush on my wheels, especially if they are painted. What I would use is a wash mitt of some sort. I prefer The Knobby Chenille. If you don't wait until your wheels are filthy, you won't need anything abrasive to clean your wheels. Soap and water is all I use.
Agreed ... never let anything with bristles near a clear coated surface. I have seen a lot of wheels nearly ruined for this reason. Fine scratches attract dirt and only make the job harder in the future. Use a microfiber wash mitt.
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Wheel Woolies FTW. I do use a lug nut brush, as well. Sonax occassionally, but really just soap and water. Brushes on the calipers because of the tight spots.

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...Use a microfiber wash mitt.
BINGO.
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Many ways to clean your wheels....here are a couple more suggestions.

Here you go guys a list of everything we are using at the shop

Wheel Woolies
Wheel Woolies Wheel Brush
EZ Detail Brush - for around the brake calipers
Wheel Woolies Boar's Hair Brush
Nanolex Wheel Cleaner and Iron Remover


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All these brushes fit between the brakes and the wheel? I have the larger size EZ Detail brush and it doesn't fit between the front caliper and wheel barrel.
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I use an old concave washing up brush with soft bristles for behind the spokes and callipers and cheap bath sponges for the face with normal suds.The wheel finish is tough and a w/u brush is never going to harm the finish.The brake calliper M insignia looks like it was when it was new.
What will wear the finish is constant pressure washing too close and some wheel cleaner sprays.
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