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19" S3 Alloy Cleaning Tips Wanted

selleym May 18, 2018 at 11:41 AM

  1. selleym

    selleym Member Team Sepang Audi S3 quattro S3 Saloon Manual

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    Just thought id have a quick ask around if you guys have found an easy way of cleaning the 19" 5 Twin Spoke Alloys.
    As they have a channel that runs behind the spoke, i find it very hard to get that clean.

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  2. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    Micro fiber incredibrush
     
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  3. MattSedg

    MattSedg sportback roof rails enthusiast Gold Supporter Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition

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    The only option
     
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  4. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    Got one waiting on me when l get home mate
     
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  5. q5man

    q5man Well-Known Member Team Mythos TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi Q5 S tronic S-line owners group

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    Mine is in the box awaiting 1st use this weekend


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  6. S18LOK

    S18LOK Member

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    I use one of these on my 19” ‘5-arm-wing’

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  7. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    That looks dangerous ....... Lol
     
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  8. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group VCDS Map User Audi RS3 quattro S tronic Sportback MQB Platform

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    I bought 2 of those......stopped using them because they flick the water everywhere when pulling back out the wheel spokes

    Bought a gyeon microfibre one instead.
     
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  9. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    I can see that being a issue as they look very like a loo brush lol
     
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  10. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group VCDS Map User Audi RS3 quattro S tronic Sportback MQB Platform

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    Well colour me happy

    You’ve given me another use for them @jassyo06
     
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  11. oli356

    oli356 Well-Known Member Team Sepang Audi S3 S tronic

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    Lmao, I bought one a couple of weeks ago and had the same problem. Water goes goes everywhere. And yes they do look like a loo brush!

    Even after using Bilt Hamber Auto wheel, rinsed, the brush with shampoo, rinsed, snow foam, rinsed.. When I came to dry the alloys they were still dirty, but looked clean to the eye at least haha.
     
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  12. MattSedg

    MattSedg sportback roof rails enthusiast Gold Supporter Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition

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    I've got one of these ezdetail brushes as well as my incredibrush, use it one our defenders wheels as they are a lot tighter and the bog brush bristles flex a lot to get in, although it's not super soft.
     
  13. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    It doesn't even look remotely soft not what l would use me alloy wheels mate
     
  14. MattSedg

    MattSedg sportback roof rails enthusiast Gold Supporter Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition

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    Incredibrush for the s3, bog brush on the defender
     
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  15. Tom.H

    Tom.H Well-Known Member Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition S tronic

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    I use the EZ Detail brush on the V Spokes, haven't had any issues. Was recommended to me by the guy who detailed my car.
     
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  16. jassyo06

    jassyo06 Voodoo Man ! Gold Supporter Audi S3 Black Edition Porsche Voodoo Blue S3 Saloon

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    Them V spokes have a matt/powder coated finish so probably won't mark as easy as the wingers lol
     
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  17. stevefj

    stevefj Occasional user of my better half's S3

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  18. q5man

    q5man Well-Known Member Team Mythos TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi Q5 S tronic S-line owners group

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    Jeez, £40 is pretty pricey! I went with incredibrush which is not only cheaper but if it is anything like incredimitt....haven’t unveiled it yet though so can’t say for sure, but gets brilliant reviews all round


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  19. AllanG

    AllanG Q5 TFSI

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    I also use the Wheel Woolies, and find they are excellent.
     
  20. makelja

    makelja Active Member Team Tango Audi A3

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    I use Gyeon Q2M WheelBrush medium for my BBS's
     
  21. Tej13

    Tej13 Active Member Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition quattro S tronic S3 Saloon

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    Wheel Woolies for me too - the three different sizes really come on handy for getting everywhere.
     

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