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Wheel Cleaner

DohNut May 20, 2018

  1. DohNut

    DohNut Well-Known Member Team Daytona TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Been using Bilberry. Anything better out there?
     
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  3. Buxton2901

    Buxton2901 Well-Known Member

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    I have just started using bilberry but have heard good things about bilt hammer. It's more money though and effectively the same thing

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  4. dg-1984

    dg-1984 Active Member Team Daytona Audi A3 Sportback S-line owners group Manual

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    I like Autosmart smart wheels. Buy in 5L and mix it up in spray bottles 3:1.
     
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    B5NUT Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group VCDS Map User Audi A6 Audi A3 Audi Avant Owner Group quattro S-line owners group S tronic

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  6. Supa Koopa

    Supa Koopa Well-Known Member Team Glacier Audi S3 quattro S tronic

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    I like bilberry for when the wheels aren't that dirty as you can dilute it down so it's not as harsh. When the wheels are bad or have been left for a long time I use Bilt Hamber Auto Wheels and it works really well. Unfortunately, as always, there's loads of products to try in this game. Best way is to seal them when they are really clean so the dirt comes off much easier next time. My next project when I finally get my car back is to coat them in CQuartz DLUX so it lasts a bit longer. :)
     
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  7. DohNut

    DohNut Well-Known Member Team Daytona TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Wheels will be getting sealed/coated in a couple of weeks as the cars off for a new car protection detail so I just need a good product for a weekly maintenance wash.

    Been using Bilberry for years and just wondered if the game had moved on. Seems apparently not... which is no bad thing.
     
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    pjeffe9172 Active Member Team Navarra Team V6 Audi RS4

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    If you’ve got half hour to spare go onto YouTube and check out the forensic detailing channel. He does a great in depth test with a number of ‘bleeding’ wheel cleaners with Bilt Hamber auto wheels coming first.
     
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    S32B Well-Known Member Audi A5 S tronic Coupe

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    I've been on the bilberry for a few years and it works well, but the next purchase will be the bilt and hamber as it seems to win all the tests! I use their auto foam in a garden sprayer 80 ml topped up to 2 litres with hot water, spray on and jet wash off 5 minutes later, it does a fantastic job of cleaning the car without touching it with a cloth.
     
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  10. Jimbob76

    Jimbob76 Roof Rails Enthusiast Team Daytona Gold Supporter Team Thule Audi S3 Black Edition Sportback

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    Bilt Hamber Auto Wheels is very good. Smells like a bad guff though but I can put up with that as it works so well :grinning:
     
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    Rob2k68 Well-Known Member VCDS Map User MQB Platform

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    I use that too and have found even watered down 50/50 it works very well indeed only lasts twice as long


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  13. Jimbob76

    Jimbob76 Roof Rails Enthusiast Team Daytona Gold Supporter Team Thule Audi S3 Black Edition Sportback

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    Good advice Rob. I’ve had the feeling it is more concentrated than it needs to be. I had half a bottle in the garage. I now have a full bottle :thumbs up:
     
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