Wheel cleaner such as PS21, soap and water.<br>If you're referrring to the black deposits that remain, you really can get that off. That's brake dust (asbestos) that has eaten into your paint from not cleaning your wheels on a regular basis <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> . You can try an engine cleaner (degreaser) and a stiff brush or...<br>You can try wire wheel acid but it may take the paint off
Thanks, the car is new and gets washed at least once a week ( I live in a dusty area), I would like to know of a product that would ease removel of the brake dust, no eaten areas, just everyday brake dust.
So far the best wheel cleaner that you can readily buy, from my experience is Meguairs Hot Rims<p><IMG SRC="http://www.detailsupplydepot.com/images/MIRG9524.JPG" BORDER="0"><p>My wife's rims get rediculously coatd in brake dust. Caked on I mean. With a pretty good application of this and some scrubbing with a decent wheel bruch, they come out looking brand new.<p>and unless you know what you're doing with it, DO NOT USE WHEEL ACID.
I used to use Wonder Wheels, which is acidic, and work it in with a stiff wheel brush.<p>Now I use Megs #36 Wheel Cleaner. Hose down the wheel, spray on some cleaner and let it sit for a minute, hose down again and wipe with a microfibre towel - the brake dust just lifts off. You end up with a grubby towel but it washes out.<p>Once the wheels are clean, put some sealant on them to make things easier next time.
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MarkE</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Once the wheels are clean, put some sealant on them to make things easier next time.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>What type of sealant?
I use the remaining soap and water from washing my car. I have tried multiple wheel cleaners, and Eagle One all wheel and tire cleaner works<br>very well, but soap and water seems to be the safest. If you have the little black spots that don't want to come off, brake cleaner well get it off, but you have to be very careful because it can harm the finish of the wheels.