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      08-06-2012, 03:45 PM   #1

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What soap to use to wash matte black Miro 111 wheels?

I haven't washed my car in 4 months (like the dirty look haha) but had some free time yesterday i used a soft brush and just water to clean the wheels but after after drying the car, all the brake dust became more appparent and shows streaking. i emailed Miro and they said to just use soap and water but couldn't recommend anything specific.

Will using Meguiar's Gold Class shampoo and conditioner be ok?
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      08-06-2012, 06:49 PM   #2

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Yes, any car specific soap will be fine; however, it may not be strong enough to clean wheels with embedded dirt, grime, and contamination.
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      08-06-2012, 07:08 PM   #3

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Buy some Sonax wheel cleaner. One of the best wheel products out there.
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4 months and you want to just be able to clean them with soap and water???? hope you used opti-coat on them 4 months ago!
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      08-08-2012, 09:47 AM   #5
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I'll definitely follow these advice. I've never had an idea how to clean my own car since I bring it to the car wash everytime.
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