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Old 02-18-2006, 10:26 PM   #1
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Default What to use on powder coated rims?

I just bought new Konig powder coated rims for my car (silver). I need to know is it ok to keep using the Meguiars Hot Rims wheel cleaner that I have been using on the stock gold cross laced rims I have, or will this product damage the powder coating. The rims also have a glossy clear coat finish. Thanks.
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Do you mean Meguiars Hot Rims wheel cleaner?

If that is the product in questions then you should be ok. This is from their website.

Introducing a safe way to clean delicate wheel and brake components. New Hot Rims Multi Piece Wheel Wash is a non-alkaline, non-acid formula designed to safely remove grime, grit and brake dust from all polished/unpolished aluminum,powder-coated, multi-surface or anodized wheels - also safe on all aftermarket brake components including calipers and rotors. Helps break down stubborn road residue with our Hot Rims unique foaming agents. Our Xtreme Cling™ foam is designed to cling vigorously to vertical surfaces and helps to lift and separate dirt from your wheels
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