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can anyone please tell me what products best to clean and protect my sr 17 inch alloys

do i need a soft brush and do i wax them now and again after cleaning them ?

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When I detailed the car, I done the wheels along with the rest of the car with Fairy Liquid (To remove previous wax, etc) and when sealing my wheels I put on some Poorboys Sealant that is working well... this is the stuff I used.

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wheels-and-tyres/poorboys-wheel-sealant/prod_9.html

They now get washed with the rest of the car using Megs Gold Class.

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just use an old towel, some washing up liquid and bobs ur uncle

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I thought washing up liquid was a no no because it contains salt which corrodes the alloy ?

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Use some acid free Bilberry wheel cleaner whose strength is dilutable suit and seal with Wheel Seal & Shine which is one of the best regardless of price.

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I thought washing up liquid was a no no because it contains salt which corrodes the alloy ?

Washing up liquid is a horrible solution to wash a car with, but to remove all previous waxes and sealants it's spot on.

Every couple of months I wash the car with washing up liquid, clay it and then reapply a couple of layers of wax. Gets a good clean and consistent layer of protection that way.

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When I detailed the car, I done the wheels along with the rest of the car with Fairy Liquid (To remove previous wax, etc) and when sealing my wheels I put on some Poorboys Sealant that is working well... this is the stuff I used.

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wheels-and-tyres/poorboys-wheel-sealant/prod_9.html

They now get washed with the rest of the car using Megs Gold Class.

I have this and it is good but the best thing I did was swap all 4 brake pads for ebc greenstuff as these are much cleaner than the oem Toyota pads

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