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#1 (permalink) Old 08-22-2004, 01:35 PM
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is wax the best for the RIMS?

I have Type 44 RIMS that I want to clean with the best possible agent that deters or lets me rinse them with water to take away Brake Dust... I have to clean them every 48 hours as you all probably have to deal with, just want the brake dust to not cling to the RIM so hard that not even water in a jet works....


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My interiors are light grey, I have the rubber OEM matts in Grey too, what is the best agent to clean them so they look great...?

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what is the best way to clean the roof of the car interior, that light grey fabric????

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1st. question. Use a sealant NOT a wax. "Most waxes" contain Carnuaba wax. It doesn't hold up to well to the heat of braking. I use Klasse All in One and Klasse sealant. The All In One (better known as AIO) cleans the surface before the sealant is put on. Then the Klasse "Sealant Glaze "is applied. I like to apply 3 coats of "SG"sealant on for longer protection. The brake dust will still need to be "washed off" but it will come off a LOT easier once they are protected. I use P21S wheel cleaner.

2Nd. question. I use 1z Einszett Cockpit Premium. It cleans great and can be used to clean plastic and rubber interior parts. Plus it isn't slippery so you can even use it on the gas,brake and clutch pedals. Once they are clean I follow up with 1z Tiefenpfleger. It protects but don't use this on anything like the pedals.

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do you have grey interiors?

worried about the roof lining with the "wurth" cleaner

do you think its safe if used properly on such a light interior?



and as far as the cockpit cleaner from 1z, Ive used purple power, wich is a seriously intense cleaner for rubber and other surfaces, and it works a bit, but not great enough....

this cockpit cleaner seems to be a very gentle solvent.....the rubber matts get dirty after just a few drives with our shoes... know what i mean? their also very light



The wheel cleaner seems exactly what Im going to get....Klasse is recomended highly...thanks

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Originally posted by otherside@Aug 22 2004, 07:25 PM
do you have grey interiors?

worried about the roof lining with the "wurth" cleaner

do you think its safe if used properly on such a light interior?



and as far as the cockpit cleaner from 1z, Ive used purple power, which is a seriously intense cleaner for rubber and other surfaces, and it works a bit, but not great enough....

this cockpit cleaner seems to be a very gentle solvent.....the rubber matts get dirty after just a few drives with our shoes... know what i mean? their also very light



The wheel cleaner seems exactly what Im going to get....Klasse is recomended highly...thanks
Yup, I have gray, Door panels, widow trim plastic, black dash, other interior door dads, and a Light Gray headliner. Almost white but still bray.
I take the Wurth and spray it on the headliner and let it soak in for a few minutes. (Be sure and do this in the garage, or in the shade so the interior isn't hot as it will make the cleaner dry before its done cleaning). Then take a "WHITE" towel or face cloth and gently clean in a back and forth motion. Then I take another towel (damp) and wipe all the cleaner and dirt out. Keep rinsing the towel until no more cleaner or dirt is present. Then take another dry White towel and dry. Once you do the whole thing come back and vacuum with a clean vacuum brush or wide attachment. You wont believe how much crud is sitting on the headliner!!
Don't let it scare you on how many times the rinse towel will need to be rinsed off in clean cool water.
Also you will see dirt in the "drying towel" as well. Keep cleaning, rinsing, drying until no more dirt is present. DON'T soak the headliner, just use they rinse towel "damp" wring the heck out of it, as you just want it damp.
Hope this has helped.
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