Questions about 15" wheels.

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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Arya2.0S » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:09 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
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Arya2.0S wrote:
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What do you guys recommend to use on the new alloys to protect the shiny bits?
This is very good stuff. Apply 2/3 coats for extra protection. It's a great barrier against brake dust.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004ZLAMEY/ ... iFbHMVZ5KY
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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Major_Tom » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:07 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:09 am

This is very good stuff. Apply 2/3 coats for extra protection. It's a great barrier against brake dust.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004ZLAMEY/ ... iFbHMVZ5KY
Whaaaat, I've just been painstakingly cleaning the brake dust off with wet and dry for bloody years! Didn't know this stuff existed!
I'm the one that leaves all those shoes in the carriageway.

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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:33 am

you can actually get disc pads that don't dirty up the wheels .... for street cars :)
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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:19 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:07 am

Whaaaat, I've just been painstakingly cleaning the brake dust off with wet and dry for bloody years! Didn't know this stuff existed!
:lol: :lol: Jeepers Tom. Where you been fella... Well maybe no need to answer this mate :lol: :lol: :lol:

Tom if you really ain't heard of poorboys it is actually very good stuff fella. Unlike other waxes etc, this one they actually say the more costs the better :lol: ... so I tend to use a tub per wheel :lol: :lol: :lol:

Nah seriously I put on at least a couple of coats that does the trick. But I have to say your wet and dry method seems to do the trick for yours mate and prob a darn sight easier and shit loads more 'manly' than applying a pink wax to your wheels :lol:
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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Mc Tool » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:16 pm

Something like this Nick? :lol:
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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:31 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:07 am

Whaaaat, I've just been painstakingly cleaning the brake dust off with wet and dry for bloody years! Didn't know this stuff existed!
Here's a short video of me cleaning the inside of my front wheels with a dry paper towel. I had driven 2000 miles since the Poorboy's had been applied and the inside of the wheels had not been cleaned since.
Does Poorboy's World sealant really work?



Cleaning the wheels is as easy as that! :D

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Re: Questions about 15" wheels.

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:37 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:31 pm
Major_Tom wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:07 am

Whaaaat, I've just been painstakingly cleaning the brake dust off with wet and dry for bloody years! Didn't know this stuff existed!
Here's a short video of me cleaning the inside of my front wheels with a dry paper towel. I had driven 2000 miles since the Poorboy's had been applied and the inside of the wheels had not been cleaned since.
Does Poorboy's World sealant really work?
Hi Andrew,

Hope you are well mate :)

This is a great video that shows just how good poorboys really is. Funny as other week I had my wheels off to clean them and applied a few coats of poorboys to the rear of the wheels before fitting back on, so its great to see by your excellent video how it really does protect the wheel and forms that barrier that they say it does. I have seen how good it is at protecting the front of the alloys but the rear really does get a hammering of brake dust so to see it just wipe of leaving a nice clean alloy underneath is brilliant. I been using this sealant for years on all 3 sets of 4-spokes I have had and always been mighty impressed by the stuff.

Very helpful little video Andrew.

All the best mate

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