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      08-15-2018, 11:01 AM   #1
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Best option to make brake dust simple to clean?

Hi all,
I am looking to proactively treat my wheels with something to keep brake dust maintenance to a minimum. Is putting a couple of coats of wax on them a good idea or is there something else I should do?

Thank you from a total Newb.
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Hi all,
I am looking to proactively treat my wheels with something to keep brake dust maintenance to a minimum. Is putting a couple of coats of wax on them a good idea or is there something else I should do?

Thank you from a total Newb.
Use Armor All Outlast. You spray it on every time after washing your car. It repels brake dust like magic.
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Gtechniq c5 have a Google for this.

Had it on my E90 and was still holding strong 12 months on.

Have yet to apply it to my F30 as I am having the wheels refurbished.
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High temperature ceramic coating like Gyeon Rim
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Use Armor All Outlast. You spray it on every time after washing your car. It repels brake dust like magic.
He's referring to Outlast Brake Dust Repellent - one of the few decent Armor All products.
A sealant application will last longer than any wax on the wheels.
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akebono euro brake pads and a ceramic coating on the wheels.
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Wax will melt off wheels quickly from heat. You'll never even know you did it.

Mckee's 37 wheel coating, is your best bet. Spray, wipe, buff, done.
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Use Armor All Outlast. You spray it on every time after washing your car. It repels brake dust like magic.
Heads up for anyone reading this - I bought this stuff recently and it does not seem to work well on black rims. I have 437M OEM wheels and this stuff left all kinds of ugly white marks and residue unfortunately. I'm sure it's much better on all chrome.
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Use Armor All Outlast. You spray it on every time after washing your car. It repels brake dust like magic.
Heads up for anyone reading this - I bought this stuff recently and it does not seem to work well on black rims. I have 437M OEM wheels and this stuff left all kinds of ugly white marks and residue unfortunately. I'm sure it's much better on all chrome.
Try spraying it a little less liberally and from further away. That will get rid of the white streaks. I have the fetus grey wheels with no issue
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Try spraying it a little less liberally and from further away. That will get rid of the white streaks. I have the fetus grey wheels with no issue
wait wut?
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Try spraying it a little less liberally and from further away. That will get rid of the white streaks. I have the fetus grey wheels with no issue
wait wut?
Whoops. Feric
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I use CarPro DLUX and it works really well.
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Many swear by this

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There are brakes pads that generate less dust. It's the root cause of dust for the lack of a better word. When do you think your car will need new brakes pads?
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There are brakes pads that generate less dust. It's the root cause of dust for the lack of a better word. When do you think your car will need new brakes pads?
yes. as stated above, akebono euro ceramic pads.
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Get dark rims. Embrace the dust.
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akebono euro brake pads and a ceramic coating on the wheels.
Agreed.
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Get dark rims. Embrace the dust.
+1.

If you track the car, there's no product that is going to keep your wheels clean.

I just recently bought some drill/impact driver wheel whoolies and brushes.

The best I can do is make the job of cleaning them easier and less time consuming. Let the machines do the work.
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I spray on a 50% solution of Simple Green and water. Let sit for 5 mins and power-wash off. Works for me!
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I use CarPro DLUX and the dust just sprays off. Not my video but you get the idea.

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