HOW TO CLEAN CAR WHEELS
The key factor in preventing corrosion on your wheels is proper cleaning. We would love to help our customers maintain the look and shine of their wheels, so we have provided 12 easy steps to ensure your wheels look their very best for many years to come.
CAR WHEELS CLEANING FACTS
Reduce corrosion on your wheels from too much “brake dust”
Enhances the appearance of your vehicle
Increase the longevity of your wheels
Prevent rust and erosion
STEP BY STEP
Here are step-by-step procedure to clean and dress your tires and wheels
Directly spray the "Aluminum Brightener" onto your rim. Also, its very important to use a chemical & acid resistant spray bottle when applying.
Auto Detailing Chemical Resistant Spray Bottle 32 Oz., 3pcs/Pack
Please allow the "Aluminum Brightener" to sit for 2-3 minutes.
Aluminum Brightener For Clear Coated & Chrome Wheels 8 Oz.
Once you are ready to wipe, I would suggest using a 20" long microfiber wand to ensure you remove all of the dirt from the rims. Helpful hint: Work your way from the inside out, starting with the inner lip of the rim.
Microfiber Wheel Rim Spoke Cleaning Woolie 20" Bendable Wand
Use a smaller microfiber wand to clean very tight areas or hard to reach spaces between the spokes of your rim.
Microfiber Wheel Rim Spoke Cleaning Woolie 12" Bendable Wand
Use a detailing brush to clean your lug nuts and wheel cap thoroughly.
Wooden Handle Detail Brush For Car AC Vent / Buttons & Knobs / Wheel Lug Nut
Next step is to use a wheel/tire brush made with Polypropylene (PP) bristles. This step is crucial in order to remove all dirt and debris from your rim.
Nylex Bristles Wheel Spoke Detail Brush With Vinyl Tip & Knuckle Guard
Using a convenient hand pump bottle, spray the tire & rim with soapy water.
Portable Handheld Hand Pump Pressure Sprayer Bottle 1.5 Liter
Brush off excess dirt and grime using the stiff Polypropylene (PP) bristles.
Tire Wheel Rim Fender Carpet Brush Stiff Bristles Short Handle
The final touch requires using a soft bristle brush. Gently removing the rest of the dirt from the tire and rim.
High Performance Soft Bristles Wheel Cleaning Tire Dressing Brush
Next, make sure you thoroughly rinse the rim and tire. Use a microfiber towel to completely dry the surface.
Microfiber Multi Purpose Fire Red Towel, 16"X16", Bulk Package
Squeeze a couple drops of "Dura-Gloss" to a foam applicator. (If applying to a larger vehicle, we carry a larger sized foam applicator as well).
Dura Gloss Rubber And Plastic Protectant For Tires 8 Oz.
Simply apply the tire gel to complete this process. The final result will have your rims and tires looking like new!
Foam Applicator / Polishing Pad For Applying Wax, Lotion And Gel On Auto Body & Wheels