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Old 07-25-2007, 10:52 PM   #1
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I used it, left it on for not that long, maybe 30 seconds longer than I should have, then got a nasty effect that I've never had with any other wheel cleaner. It left a white residue that was impossible to remove EVEN WITH rubbing compund and a LOT of elbow grease. So please, don't buy this product, your better off with soap and water!
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What kind of wheels do you have? Did it dry on the wheels?
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Wow, almost makes me not want to use my F21 polish.
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If you search I think you'll find more horror stories with this stuff. I haven't heard positive things.
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omg, so i washed the wheels at the car wash, just to get the excess rubbing compound off, and it came back! I am so pissed, this stuff is NOT to be used!
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What style of wheels do you have? Chrome T-stars?
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How long was the car sitting when you sprayed the wheels? Were they still hot?
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they were not hot at all, this product apparently has affected lotd of Bonneville SE owners with the standard SE five spoke wheels. I am so upset right now, I cannot get the stain off
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yep saw that, ugh, is there any PERMANENT way to remove the stains? rubbing compund helped until I rinse the wheels again :(
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