not really sure but why not just go buy MAF cleaner? its pretty cheap and made for the job. i know i didnt answer your question but im just saying.
i ran out of goof off to clean my rims and used MAF cleaner i has sitting around so i understand the base of your question...and yes MAF cleaner worked cleaning the rims.
1995 325 is black 2 door, 1999 M3 silver