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Wheel cleaner for 19" - wheels coated or uncoated?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by KKlabunde, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. KKlabunde

    KKlabunde Member

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    For a car that hardly ever requires braking, I sure get a ton of brake dust! I bought Meguiars All Wheel cleaner today (here), but then decided not to use it because I don't know if the wheels are factory coated or not. The bottle was very clear NOT to use the product on uncoated aluminum wheels; they have another product for that (here)

    Anyone know what I should use? Or is there a better way to clean them? Has to be pretty easy or I end up never doing it...just reality. Thanks!
     
  2. artsci

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    The brake pads produce more dust when they're new and are bedding in. Over time it'll diminish.
     
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    I've always used WheelWax. While it won't reduce the brake dust, it makes it easier to wash it off.
     
  5. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    The wheels both performance and silvers are painted and cleared. They are not bare aluminum.
     
  6. KKlabunde

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    That's what I needed...thanks!
     

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