What is best tool for cleaning hellcat wheels?

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by mnext02, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. mnext02

    mnext02 Senior Hellcat Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2015
    Messages:
    124
    Likes Received:
    27
    Trophy Points:
    58
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Good brush or something? Thanks
     
  2. dancap3286

    dancap3286 SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2015
    Messages:
    398
    Likes Received:
    108
    Trophy Points:
    193
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    I wouldn't use a brush as these are painted wheels. I just use a microfibre towel with some meguiars detail spray wax.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  3. ljaviation

    ljaviation Self proclaimed Banned, Because I can.

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2015
    Messages:
    644
    Likes Received:
    244
    Trophy Points:
    193
    Location:
    Asheboro, NC
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    A good looking girl in a bathing suit with a bucket of soap and a small microfiber towel to wash them, and an air hose to dry them.:D
     
    • Like Like x 2
  4. mnext02

    mnext02 Senior Hellcat Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2015
    Messages:
    124
    Likes Received:
    27
    Trophy Points:
    58
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Soft brush. Tired of wracking hands
     
  5. dancap3286

    dancap3286 SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2015
    Messages:
    398
    Likes Received:
    108
    Trophy Points:
    193
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Yea baby!
     
  6. usmc341

    usmc341 Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,454
    Likes Received:
    409
    Trophy Points:
    218
    Location:
    Henderson, NV
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Bottom line don't put anything on the wheels that you wouldn't put on your paint. I also use a small CA. Duster for in between cleanings
     
  7. huggytree

    huggytree Gold Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2014
    Messages:
    3,089
    Likes Received:
    731
    Trophy Points:
    458
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    i use a leaf blower, then a microfiber towel
     
  8. hellcat1

    hellcat1 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2014
    Messages:
    10,668
    Likes Received:
    2,026
    Trophy Points:
    778
    Location:
    Michigan
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    None of the above, change out your brakes, and your wheels will stay clean....
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Winner Winner x 1
  9. HCone

    HCone Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2014
    Messages:
    1,055
    Likes Received:
    303
    Trophy Points:
    218
    Location:
    upper center middle of no where
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    I use a microfiber towel and a bucket of car soap, if really bad, I spray the rim down with Spray nine, then wash. The S9 works good to get the backside of the rim, esp behind the caliper. It is not perfect but will work.
    Then a leaf blower to dry it
     
  10. HellDoc

    HellDoc The Doctor is IN!

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2015
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    293
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    My daughter with a sponge and a big cookie as a bribe
     
    • Funny Funny x 4
  11. Fast cat

    Fast cat BANNED Hellcat Car Club

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2014
    Messages:
    2,267
    Likes Received:
    713
    Trophy Points:
    498
    Location:
    Indiana
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    My wife helped clean my car the other week and I found out that her hand is the perfect size for cleaning those hard to reach areas.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  12. Nitemare

    Nitemare Silver Member

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2015
    Messages:
    260
    Likes Received:
    51
    Trophy Points:
    138
    Vehicle:
    Charger SRT 392
    Wheels can't stay perfectly clean!

    I bought a microfiber "wand" type thing... basically a cone on a stick, and the microfiber pad is removeable. Forgot to use it yesterday when I washed, but it should get the job done! My hands are tired after reaching into the pockets by every one of the little spokes!
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  13. Lord Hellcat

    Lord Hellcat Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC UK President HCC Charter Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2015
    Messages:
    1,496
    Likes Received:
    645
    Trophy Points:
    463
    Location:
    UK
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    The best so far is a thin sponge. 1/2" thick about 6" x 4". Took a couple of days for the bruises on my hands to wear off. I'm liking the idea of carbon ceramic brakes. But the price needs to come down a lot.
     
  14. hellcat1

    hellcat1 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2014
    Messages:
    10,668
    Likes Received:
    2,026
    Trophy Points:
    778
    Location:
    Michigan
    Vehicle:
    Challenger SRT Hellcat
    The price is cheap around 100 dollars for front and back.....but the big benefit is the time you save
     
  15. BlackbirdWS6

    BlackbirdWS6 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2015
    Messages:
    320
    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    293
    Vehicle:
    Charger SRT Hellcat
    Sonax wheel cleaner and Daytona brush. The Daytona brush is good for the barrels and another super soft brush for the face/spokes. Ive used this combo on raw polished aluminum wheels with no issue.
     

Share This Page