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#1 (permalink) Old 08-15-2003, 05:41 PM
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Hey guys since I am a new owner, I was wondering if you had some great advice regarding cleaning the wheels and faux wood finishes.

I reviewed the manuals for suggestions and they were pretty much worthless.

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I've seen your wheels and if you are looking for an easy spray on type, forget it!!

You might want to refer to this thread dude..

http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/index.php?...?showtopic=1067


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Hehe I see some input frolm speedster in there. Yikes.

Anyway, waxing sounds like a good idea.

I don't really care about quick and easy, but I do care about doing things right.

Thanks for the link!

More input is very welcome if anyone has some.

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Try here also..Good stuff!! B)

http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/shopca...megui3_main.htm


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great, thanks a ton

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I found some good general advice here as well from a link of a link of a link......

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/tech/finish.jsp

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Well here's the results of my first detailing experiment on this vehicle.
The Meguiars Wheel Cleaner was not as good as I had hoped, but in combination with the wheel brush it seems to do the job.

The Meguiars Quick wax worked great for the wheels. No complaints.

The Meguiars Endurance High Gloss tire dressing seems pretty good. It is a gel so it is quite easy to apply (used the foam applicator in picture) It was 100+ today and it did spit a little back on the car. I am going to chalk it up to the heat for now.

The Absorber is absolutely fantastic. You can store it wet, throw in the washing machine with detergent, and it works really really well. Best 10$ I have spent in a while.
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Looks good!! Try some Black Magic Tire Wet on your treads sometime.. B)
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i use jetwet. Comes in an areosol can. works and lasts great.

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Originally posted by Ski@Aug 17 2003, 07:35 PM
Looks good!! Try some Black Magic Tire Wet on your treads sometime.. B)
yeah i can vouch for the black magic stuff. smells like cherrys, not that i was sniffing it.....

anyway it looks killer on my dad's volvo 960 i wish volvo would go back to rwd........merc. and bmw are the only companies that really are mostly rwd (in the us)

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