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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:15 PM

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There''s always a layer of dust on rims. No matter how you wash, within one or two days, the rims look sleepy again. Unlike Tyres or Car body where you can maintain a shine even after 5 days, rims is a component that always look dusty.

 

What solutions and methods would you recommend?


Edited by Lightsabre, 21 May 2018 - 01:14 PM.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:59 PM

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Solution only one.

WASH.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 12:31 AM

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Get aftermarket brake pads which produce less dust? Stock ones tend to generate a lot more dust...

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:05 AM

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Hi

There''s always a layer of dust on rims. No matter how you wash, within one or two days, the rims look sleepy again. Unlike Tyres or Car body where you can maintain a shine even after 5 days, rims is a component that always look dusty.

What solutions and methods would you recommend?

Must be a conti car ?

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:06 AM

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Armorall Brake Dust Repellant.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 10:22 AM

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I presumed your is Original and most EU car has lot of brake dust (not all).

if you are looking for less dust you got to go for after market and Please tell them your expectation otherwise you may end up similar problem.

! advice is ask for Good quality type

Cheap quality type could affect your braking distance or effectiveness


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 10:26 AM

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spray your rim to brake dust colour.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 10:34 AM

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I presumed your is Original and most EU car has lot of brake dust (not all).

if you are looking for less dust you got to go for after market and Please tell them your expectation otherwise you may end up similar problem.

! advice is ask for Good quality type

Cheap quality type could affect your braking distance or effectiveness

 

yalor, my ex Ford Focus wah piang wash clean clean only lasted 2 days !!!  :wacko: And since wearing out, I changed to Brembo discs and Mintex pads. Better performance and most importantly much lesser dust  [thumbsup]


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 10:37 AM

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Armorall Brake Dust Repellant.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:29 PM

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Black rims

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:47 PM

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Armorall Brake Dust Repellant.

 

 

What ah bro?  [laugh]


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:47 PM

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What ah bro? [laugh]

Haha paiseh I meant to say seconded on the recommendation:D
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:17 PM

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Pardon my england... what does "Sleepy Looking RIMS" mean?

 

can show some example of sleepy ones and wide awake ones?

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:32 PM

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spray your rim to brake dust colour.

Do those gunmetal-coloured ones do an equivalent job?
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:37 PM

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Do those gunmetal-coloured ones do an equivalent job?

gunmetal is out of fashion. Black is a in thing although i dont like.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:02 PM

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gunmetal is out of fashion. Black is a in thing although i dont like.

Luckily I'm not into fashion.
Hopefully got clearance stock and not listed as limited sets prices.
Anyway, my car is quite dark already. Add on black rims, a little too hard-core for me.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:21 PM

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Pardon my england... what does "Sleepy Looking RIMS" mean?

 

can show some example of sleepy ones and wide awake ones?

:D

 

After all the responses so far I still am trying to figure out myself what sleepy rims are.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:56 PM

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After all the responses so far I still am trying to figure out myself what sleepy rims are.

 

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:03 PM

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Pardon my england... what does "Sleepy Looking RIMS" mean?

 

can show some example of sleepy ones and wide awake ones?

:D

 

 

Here , dont say I not friend enough to share with you 

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Hi

There''s always a layer of dust on rims. No matter how you wash, within one or two days, the rims look sleepy again. Unlike Tyres or Car body where you can maintain a shine even after 5 days, rims is a component that always look dusty.

What solutions and methods would you recommend?

2 things :

1) Get Sonax Wheel Cleaner, nano technology. Spray, wait 3mins, use strong hose spray, brake dust gone. No other brands come close!!!! You can spray it before driving into car wash. Damn stink!! But damn good!!



2) Change low brake dust brake pads, rims get dirty much slower.

Edited by SGCMHello, 16 May 2018 - 08:19 PM.



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