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Old 05-08-2015, 08:13 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by jakeru View Post
Where you just have caked on brake dust over painted surface, there are gentle on the finish (but expensive) wheel cleaning products that work nearly as good as the acid or caustic based cleaners. (Example: Sonax wheel cleaner plus) These generally turn purple after exposure to brake dust or other iron deposit. The do not remove aluminum oxide deposit from the unfinished or chipped areas like the hydrofluoric cleaners do.


The acid cleaners should kept away from the brake components. This means emoving wheel from car.
Very true you should work your way up the bite chart before going to the acidic option.
Which is what I presume the OP has done.
And definitely remove the wheels.
Those are excellent results you posted.
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