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Old 27 April 2017, 01:02 PM
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Hi all,

I am struggling to find a brush that will go between the tight gap of my Brembos and standard 17 inch alloys, any suggestions, other than moving the car

Currently using a wheel wooley, which doesnt fit.
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Old 28 April 2017, 10:11 AM
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Small one should do the trick

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...shes-cat4.html
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I used this type with no issues.

http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/ca...FYU_GwodYeIOrA
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Wheel woolies are nice and soft and wont mark the surface if you have polished the alloys and are **** about scratches and swirls.

http://www.theultimatefinish.co.uk/w...PQNRoC6x3w_wcB

The EZ brush is OK, it can also be bent into shape to reach behind the spokes

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wheels.../prod_480.html
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Old 10 May 2017, 04:20 PM
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I use these

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...shes-cat4.html
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Old 03 July 2017, 02:17 PM
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I use wheel woolies one the rest of the wheel, then I use a small microfiber cloth to 'floss' the back of the spoke where the brake caliper is. It cleans up the caliper at the same time too.
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Old 26 August 2018, 08:28 AM
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I've just ordered an AlClear microfibre wheel wash mitt for behind the spokes, and a small straight woolie brush for the barrels. I will have to rotate the front wheels a quarter turn to get behind the spokes which at the time are over the calliper - no big deal. I was going to go for the Dodo Juice Captain Crevice mitt, but the reviews were surprisingly shocking for a Dodo Juice product.
I always blow the wheels, lug nut holes and discs with my Lidl Parkside hoover - a pretty good blower. This stops the rusty puddle forming in the barrel by the time you get to the end of your road, and works well to get water out from behind wingmirror glass.

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Also Adams tyre and rubber cleaner (not a dressing) looks decent for cleaning the tyre walls, so I've ordered a bottle of that, along with a cheapie trye brush.

https://www.prestigecarcareshop.com/...rubber-cleaner

The wheels also come off three or four times a year for full deep clean. I add to the front of the wheel, back of the spokes, the barrels and the callipers a few coats of Poorboys wheel sealant, and a few coats of Collinite 915 - seriously good stuff that is.

I'm not one for tyre shines as they always kill the suds in my bucket, can go brown etc, so I personally stay away from tyre dressings....they do also attract dirt in my experiences. I've gone for the Adams cleaner to simply clean the tyre walls and dry them off with a microfibre towel. That's plenty for me.

I'm on standard 2007 Spec D silver 17" Enkeis, with gold Brembo's, and Bridgestone Potenza RE070 all round.

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For wheels I find my brush hero is really good to use gets into all the bits top bit of kit imo
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Old 02 September 2018, 08:51 PM
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Im actualy using a plastic bog brush, with soft bristles
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