Brake Dust !!!

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat Detailing' started by 10 Sec CAT, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. 10 Sec CAT

    10 Sec CAT Senior Hellcat Member

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    As you know with any Brembo system you are going to have lots of brake dust, When you clean your wheels dry them off and use a spray on detail wax it drasticly helps the dust from sticking and baking onto the rim and lets it hose off easier.
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks, I will do that at next wash. I keep spray wax in car!!
     
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    Thanks,, do you leave the spray detail on or clean it off like you would like the paint....I agree the wheels are such a pain to clean.....I would love a way to clean them easy
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    You would have to spray it on them wipe it off or you would have the film just like the brake dust. I cannot wait for another nice day so I can do this. I want to add a jack to my wish list so it is easier to get the front wheels clean. Definitely won't keep that in the trunk!:confused:
     
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    Omg,, these wheels are Soooooooo hard to clean, went to the car wash,, bought a wheel cleaning sponge,, washed the wheels,, then sprayed the entire car off,, get home, wheels look worse then when I started...now I'm going to have to take them off and clean them...I need to have them coated with something
     
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    I am going to try the spray wax and see how that works.
     
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    hellcat1 Gold Member

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    I cleaned them,, problem is there not a gloss finish,, so they pick up everything, that is going to be my next mod it's getting the wheels powder coated,
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    i wonder if the dust will blend more with the monkey rims :D
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I am going to say yes. It is a film that stands out on the flat black :cool:
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    There are a number of different products you can buy to repeal the brake dust. I know Eagle One has a product. I use it on my SRT8 Challenger. or

     
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    Ok, will give this a try,, thank you very much for sharing
     
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    I suggest taking the wheels off and cleaning those brake calipers with a good APC (all purpose cleaner) like Meg's diluted down or using something like a good wheel cleaner like SONAX, then clean with a gentle soap like MAXI-Suds with sheepskin mit. Once you are done with that you should dry them and put a sealant on the like REJEX or Poorboys, let it sit and buff off.

    This is what I did with the Brembo calipers when I detailed my EVO 8,9 X and Subaru STI which all have the same coated calipers. You can use this process on your wheels also and throw a good clay and clay lube in if you are anal like I am about detailing cars.

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    Don't skimp out and use the stuff at NAPA or any other run of the mill Auto parts place, get some quality products for the Hellcat that work and last and are formulated for what they are meant for!
     
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    Thanks for the tip,,I only have 170 miles on my car,,I think why I had such a problem was because I sprayed tire dressing in the tires and it got all over the rims,,, so the wheels are coming off and getting coated
     

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