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Old 10-30-2011, 07:16 PM
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What is a good product to protect chrome wheels for longer than a day
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Old 10-30-2011, 08:35 PM
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Waxing/sealing your wheels is a great way to start! However if you want something easier that'll keep them looking fairly clean for a while, look into Armor All Wheel protectant. I've used it and it works well, just a tad expensive at 9 dollars a can and a can works on like 8 wheels.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:33 AM
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I've noticed the amour all wheel protectant clouds up the chrome when dried. It does an ok job of keeping brake dust off but I can't stand the cloudy look. Are you seeing the same?
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Old 03-08-2012, 01:58 PM
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Old 03-08-2012, 04:44 PM
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Waxing/sealing your wheels is a great way to start! However if you want something easier that'll keep them looking fairly clean for a while, look into Armor All Wheel protectant. I've used it and it works well, just a tad expensive at 9 dollars a can and a can works on like 8 wheels.
I hear waxing doesn't last long because normal car wax can't withstand the heat. Is there a particular type of wax and/or seal works best? Thanks
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Old 03-09-2012, 07:06 AM
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Wolf's Rim Shield (new school nano "super" sealant)
http://www.detailersdomain.com/Wolfs...eld_p_530.html

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Collinite 845 (old school sealant-wax legendary for reliability, saw some comparos where it lasts longer on wheels than dedicated "wheelwax" type products)
http://www.detailersdomain.com/Colli...845_p_264.html

I have used both with good results.
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:15 AM
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I hear waxing doesn't last long because normal car wax can't withstand the heat. Is there a particular type of wax and/or seal works best? Thanks
Normal car wax will only last 4-6 weeks on your paint, so maybe 4-6 days on your wheels.

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Wolf's Rim Shield (new school nano "super" sealant)
http://www.detailersdomain.com/Wolfs...eld_p_530.html

OR

Collinite 845 (old school sealant-wax legendary for reliability, saw some comparos where it lasts longer on wheels than dedicated "wheelwax" type products)
http://www.detailersdomain.com/Colli...845_p_264.html

I have used both with good results.
Just applied the Wolf's rim shield to a clients car last week and it will go on the GT when it arrives.
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