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      09-08-2012, 08:22 AM   #23
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So how do you wash the inevitable brake dust off he wheels without ruining the plastidip? Does wheel cleaner (Sonax) hurt the stuff?
Brake dust? You can't see no stinking brake dust!
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So how do you wash the inevitable brake dust off he wheels without ruining the plastidip? Does wheel cleaner (Sonax) hurt the stuff?
Brake dust? You can't see no stinking brake dust!
But brake dust is grayish brown! Yuck.
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But brake dust is grayish brown! Yuck.
I'll vouch for Matte Black plastidipped wheels. I had to dip mine due to the previous owner not knowing how to park properly. In any case, it hides all of the rashes/gashes pretty well. It's been on the car for a month and has gone through 2 cycle of power washes. Holding up strong and I do not see any sign of wear or brake dust. I actually maintain it less than when it was silver.
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Honestly I haven't had any problems with brake dust on this car. My e39 on the other hand ... had to wash the wheels every 3 days.

Basically what I'm saying is idk about the brake dust issue in regards to plastidip.
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