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    does waxing your wheels help prevent brake dust ? someone on here says it does, but can't find their post

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    Yes is the answer to that. You will find once polished the wheels are easier to clean. A bit like conditioning your hair.

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    Yup, same here. When i first get a car i take the wheels off (weather permitting) and give them a good clean and wax. Makes keeping them clean a lot easier

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    Waxed mine last week, brake dust just wipes off now!

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    So whats a good wax to use? Some stuff from Halfrauds, or from somewhere more specialised?

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    I just use Auto Glym Super Resin polish and on the car.Never had any problems.

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    I think it does help. It will not prevent brake dust , but if you put a good wheel wax on then the dust will not stick and will wash off a lot easier, I wax my wheels regularly and the dust comes off very easy.

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    yet more great tips i can use, so off to the shop's tommorrow to get wheel wax
    Midlands Mod Shop - NFFC.

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    I use Wheel Guard, think its Megs, well actually i used cabby's wheel guard lol.. Wax them up and then it takes just a little squirt of Hot RIms when washing and the dust just falls off

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