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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 30th, 07, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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i have a 97 ss with chrome ss rims the brake dust is getting bad so i was wondering what is the best way to clean them up
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 30th, 07, 10:28 PM
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Re: chrome rims

i think frequent washing is the norm. you could try low-dust brake pads. some even use brake shields, but i think they look silly and inhibit the cooling airflow. a good waxing product may keep the dust from sticking...
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 07, 05:19 AM
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i find that soap and water works the best for everyday cleaning...
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 07, 06:14 AM Thread Starter
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i understand that washing them regularly is the best but i just bought it 3 weeks ago and he didnt do a very good job keeping up on the rims so the dust doesnt seem to come off with just soap and water, i havent tried pressure washing them, will that hurt the chrome? i also agree that the covers just dont look right and i dont want to be nasty but i didnt think the second post was necessary because like i said i just bought the car 3 weeks ago and i am trying to get it back to the way it should look, i was looking for an answer more along the lines of a special cleaner or polish because the buildup is bad and wont just wash off i would appreciate any more help i could get and i really do enjoy this site and camaros
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Re: chrome rims

How about the Mother's powerball mini, with that "powermetal" polish?

I've never used one myself but if I were in your situation I think that's what I'd try. Good luck.


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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 07, 07:55 AM
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there is a acid mix to use, i have to call my detailer for the for the right measurements and which acid to use...get back to you later...
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 07, 07:52 PM
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power wash with soapywater

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