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Thread: Pitted Wheel (Brake Dust)

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    Pitted Wheel (Brake Dust)

    Generally keep my car in good order, but with this bad weather have not been able to clean/detail as I would normally.
    Just had the car MOT'd and it failed due to brake issue, as one of the callipers has been seized.
    Now unfortunately the wheel where the caliper has seized is not lookng to pretty and is heavily pitted from brake dust I suspect
    and I've not noticed it as the wheels were pretty dirty.

    The wheels were waxed when I first got them a few years ago, so that may help but need some suggestions on a product to help
    get this wheel looking good as new.

    Any suggestions?
    George

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    I would say buy some valet pro dragon's breath and that will shift it what ever you do do not buy wonder wheels as it's acid and can take the paint off your alloy or a strong mix of billberry might do it but the first one will defo do

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    I find bilberry really good. As said, a strong mix should sort it out.
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    Thanks for your replies guys.

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    _GRP_, not sure as though a standard wheel cleaner will work.. No matter what the dilution. Grab a couple of litres of 'Iron-X'
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    A couple of litres won't be required, but agree on IronX. The original and still the best. Bilberry will not shift iron fallout, which is what causes wheel pitting.

 

 

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