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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:01 pm 
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Hi there can anybody tell me what is the best cleaner to use on wheel rims to remove worn in rubber and grime? :?
thanks Neil


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:22 pm 
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Aluminum or steel rims?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:19 pm 
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They are Aluminium rims

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:47 pm 
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I'd use a '0000' grade steel wool, they should come up like new :)


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:33 pm 
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try gt85 / wd on a rag first


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:20 am 
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You could try Acetone......


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:36 am 
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Lighter fluid works well, also do you remember those double eraser you used to get at school pencil one side ink the other the ink side works well.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:30 pm 
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All sorted good old wd40 and very five wire wool

thanks chaps

Neil :D


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:40 pm 
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I use this a lot on my training wheel, that are Alu. It´s a copy of the Mavic one, or maybe the Mavic one is a copy of this?

http://www.rosebikes.co.uk/article/klin ... /aid:47483


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:10 pm 
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Just for information - never use acetone on carbon rims as it attacks the resin.


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