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Question What's the best wheel cleaner for painted alloys?

This is my first set of painted alloy wheels and i'm looking for a good cleaner that won't eat away at the finish(clearcoat,or whatever). Thanx bros.
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Car wash soap and Warm to hot water.

or you can use Simple Green. Just make sure you dilute it with water before using it.

After you dry the rims, you can protect them with car wax....preferably Carnuba.
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I would be careful if you are using wheel cleaners on painted wheels. After a while of you using them, your wheels will dull...and the clearcoat may crack. I would stick with hot water and soap, and then wax your rims when they are dry. You will get the most out of them that way.
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