Not sure how to clean your alloy wheels?
We’ve produced this step by step guide to cleaning alloy wheels. You can’t go wrong!
- Remove surface dirt and grit.
- Use a pressure washer or hose to remove as much surface dirt as possible from your wheels. If you skip this step, you could scratch your wheels!
- Prepare yourself! Wear rubber gloves on to protect your hands against any chemicals in your wheel cleaning product.
- Apply a Fallout Remover to remove corrosive ferrous metals and ingrained dirt from your wheel surface. Avoid acid based cleaning solutions, especially if you have AlloyGators fitted
- Apply a Wheel Cleaner to remove the finer, more stubborn grime, covering the wheel, AlloyGator and centre caps for a thorough clean. You may need to use a soft bristle brush to agitate and loosen the tough dirt.
- Clean the lug nuts. You may want to use a lug nut brush to get the best results.
- Final wipe down. To ensure you wheel surface is properly clean and dry, use a microfiber cloth to lift any remaining dust particles. Don’t use the same cloth that you’d use on your car body; dirt particles from your wheels could scratch your paintwork.
- Use a wheel wax on your wheel surfaces for a professional, wet look finish.
- Apply a good Tyre Shine to your tyres to create a waterproof barrier against stubborn road grime and dirt.
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