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    Default A cautionary Tale - Wonder Wheels

    In this case 'wonder wheels, but the same applies to any strong acid wheel cleaner

    link to Detailing world thread

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    Eeek, although don't most of these cleaners say 'Not suitable for polished/chromed wheels'? A case of not reading the instructions carefully enough?

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    holy poo - rule is wash regularly with non acidic cleaner!

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    got a bottle that has been gathering dust for 2 years cos I'm scared of using it...mind you though the lid and brush is handy for applying tyre dressing...

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    have found in the past that you can reduce any damage to alloys by wetting them first then aply the alloy cleaner but only as a last restort...can,t beat regular washing and polishing alloys to keep them clean

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    I would never use alloy wheel cleaner, rough stuff, just keep on top of it and they are easy, and buy easy clean wheels as well *lol*

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    I've got 5 litres from cosco for £8 the other day, never had a problem with it, but then I do one wheel at a time and hose and sponge it straight off. Even on the Chrome plated wheels on my old Mondeo. They were chipped and scuffed when I bought it, but it still didn't make it any worse.

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    It would take more than an £8 tub from cosco to make a mondeo look any worse

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    Cheeky ******s, That wasn't a bad car I'll have you know!! Just a bit too slow.

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