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Old 12 Apr 2004, 10:03 am
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Hi everyone,

I want to know what you use on your chrome rims to keep them shine. I have brake dust on mine and I can't seem to get it off at all! What are some of your suggestions?

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Old 12 Apr 2004, 10:18 am
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When I have alot of brake dust buildup I use a claybar to remove it, following with a polish (I use Zaino). The claybar works well in cleaning up the imbedded dust that washing will not remove.
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Old 12 Apr 2004, 10:21 am
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First clean or wash your wheels. Buy a clay bar just for your wheels (do not use the same clay bar on your paint), and that should remove any remaining brake dust. Then apply a good wax or synthetic wax/polish on your wheels. P21S or S100 Wheel Cleaner is a safe and effective way (non acidic) to clean your wheels too. Can find S100 at your local motorcycle shop for about $8-9.00. Once a year take your wheels off and clean the insides.

Switching your brake pads to ceramic pads will minimize your brake dust problem.
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Old 12 Apr 2004, 10:26 am
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I used Extreme Metal Majic on my chrome wheels and I have no problem with brake dust. Here are some places to get Extreme Metal Majic online:

I use this stuff on all billet aluminum and chrome parts on my bike and my PT, it works great!

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Old 12 Apr 2004, 03:18 pm
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Windex & a microfiber towel.
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You might want to ask Gary04GT next week, just put in a sample of a Chrome cleaner/polish in with his order tonight. This stuff not only polishes chrome but it seals glass (beats the pants off of rainX) plus I use it in door jams.
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Old 13 Apr 2004, 01:58 am
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Don't wait for the brake pads to wear out. Change them now to eliminate the source.
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