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How should I keep my chromed wheels in their best condition?

To make sure you get many years of pleasure from your wheels, there are a few points we wish to address regarding chrome plated wheel care and maintenance.

Wash exactly as you would your cars bodywork, its simple:-

1. Fine spray rinse wheels off with water.

2. Mix car shampoo wash & wax with water in a bucket and wash wheels with sponge.

3. Rinse off wheels with water.

4. If wheels are still dirt/brake dust stained use a chromed wheel only cleaner!(read the label, if it doesn’t say its safe for chromed wheels then don’t use it, and always test it on a small area first) Simply spray it on, lightly scrub with a sponge if required, hose it off, simple!

5. Once dry, use a car wax to add a protective layer. Wax helps to protect the chrome finish by adding a protective layer. Dirt and brake dust will stick to this rather than the chrome finish. Making cleaning a lot easier.

It is best to wash the wheels once a week to help stop brake dust and dirt being ground-on. If you ignore cleaning your wheels brake dust, salt and dirt will pit the finish, as moisture in the climate will react with the chrome plating.

Do not use car washes, the detergents used could damage the chrome finish, or the chrome finish could get scratched. Don’t use any wheel dirt/brake dust cleaners than can’t be used on chromed wheels, the acid content could effect the finish, we only recommend what is listed above.

Our Rule Of Thumb: If you are unsure of how to clean and maintain your wheels use only what you would use on the body of your vehicle to clean.

 
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