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Old 06-14-2012, 07:52 AM
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This worked VERY well for me and I thought I should share what I did. Your going to need a wash bucket with some Dawn dish washing liquid, a can of Kaboom, and some Simple Green. You spray the Kaboom on first now the foam from this should be blue, take the scrub brush out of the soapy water and start cleaning the rim, while the foam is sitll on the rim spray some Simple Green on the rim and do the samething with the scrub brush. Now rinse and repeat as neccessary. Now for the best results you want to do one rim at a time. I hope your results are as good as mine was.
 
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Believe it or I found white vinegar to do as good or better job than other cleaners.
 
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I just use a big scrub brush that is used for cleaning tiles and bath tubs ect. and use my regular car wash soap (mequiars gold class)
 
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I only used Simple Green diluted in water and with the help of scrub brush.
 
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I don't wash it

The cheaper brake pads tend to dust much more IMO

I am running Napa pads and they are supposed to be a low dust
One of their reps told me their compound is grey instead of black so it doesn't show up so much
 
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I coated my wheels with teflon, the dust falls off
 
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Originally Posted by rexazz2 View Post
I don't wash it

The cheaper brake pads tend to dust much more IMO

I am running Napa pads and they are supposed to be a low dust
One of their reps told me their compound is grey instead of black so it doesn't show up so much
no matter what pads you use, its going to get dusty

I will stick to my trusty way, works real well.
 
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I use akebono ceramic brake pads. a little pricey, but the time/money i spent cleaning the brake dust from the low end brake pads i had on before makes it well worth it. what i used to do was simple green and powerwash it.
 
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