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Offline Texanrider

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Wheel cleaning
« on: June 13, 2011, 11:09:43 pm »
What do you use to clean your wheels? At least for those that do clean your bikes! Lol
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Offline throb

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011, 04:09:54 am »
If I do, usually just some windex on a paper towel.  These painted rims are much easier to look at if they are dirty than chrome rims I've had on other bikes.  The bug splat and brake dust would drive me crazy!
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Offline timsatx

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 06:23:27 am »
You painted your rims?

Offline tjpgi

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011, 07:13:50 am »
After each ride, I give the bike a once over with Meguiars Quick Detailer including the rims
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Offline turtle

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2011, 09:29:48 am »
Scrubbing bubbles  ... works for me.
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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2011, 10:36:37 am »
S-100,  works on everything.

Offline Uglydog56

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2011, 01:24:12 pm »
Spray them down with simple green, wipe around with a long handled plastic brush (some people call them toilet brushes  :D ) and spray off with the hose.
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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2011, 01:38:13 pm »
Wash the bike on the center stand, use the sponge and soapy water to wash each wheel. While it's on the center stand, you can turn each wheel to get to all of the areas behind the fenders, swingarm, drive shaft etc. The front wheel takes a bit more effort to turn, and only turn it backwards, you don't want to pull the bike forward off the c-stand!
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Offline dbethel

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Re: Wheel cleaning
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2011, 11:40:09 am »
Nevr-Dull cotton wadding

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