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Those dirty A4 wheels...
Rodney Henderson <email@example.com> said:
>I purchased an A4 1.8T a couple of months ago (my first Audi) and
>I'm really enjoying it. The only problem I'm having is the brake
>dust on the front wheels. I tried wiping down the wheels with a wet
>paper towel every day and that keeps the wheels clean, but am I
>scratching the wheels? If I shouldn't do this, is there something
>else I can do to help keep the wheels clean?
Yea, those wheels do get nasty... some have suggested using Kleen
Wheels, those disks the fit between the rotor and wheel. I would
worry that heat buildup would be a problem and warp everything in the
I have used wax and some stuff, Black Magic Paint Protectant. Its a
semi clear spray that you just wipe on and off. It doesnt keep the
dust off, it it does let me use a high pressure water stream to
remove the dust.
So far, I have NOT used any wheel cleaners, but used soft brushes and
car wash detergent.
97 A4 1.8tqm w/ 3100 miles and really dirty 5 spoke wheels