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Old 08-30-2013, 12:45 PM   #1
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There has to be a better way!

I just spent a little over an hour cleaning the wheels on my ST! I'm very particular about keeping my car clean, so they weren't actually that dirty, but I hate all of these little cracks and the amount of brake dust this car has! Does anybody know of something to clean the wheels with that doesn't require so much scrubbing!??


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Old 08-30-2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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get ceramic pads and coat your wheels with a thin layer of baby oil wash them and reapply once per week
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:14 PM   #3
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get ceramic pads and coat your wheels with a thin layer of baby oil wash them and reapply once per week
baby oil huh? new to me, might have to look into that one. I have green stuff pads and black 10 spokes, they get dusty/dirty pretty fast. I dont think I'd buy black wheels again lol.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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pressure washer and some hot water, or Brake dust Pro
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Old 08-30-2013, 03:45 PM   #5
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Put a quaife in.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:54 PM   #6
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What's that?
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What's that?
Limited slip differential.

http://www.quaifeamerica.com/qdf41z

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The Quaife ATB Helical LSD differential never locks harshly with a set pre-load of wheel slip across the driven axle, like a conventional LSD. Rather, the Ford Focus ST Quaife ATB Helical LSD differential automatically biases the torque away from the spinning wheel across the axle, to a constantly varying degree, and never locks.
The ATB Helical LSD differential has many benefits over a standard open differential, including maximising traction and minimizing wheelspin, eliminating torque steer and snatching in front wheel drive cars compared to conventional LSD units, and a maintenance-free design which retains the standard oil lubrication.
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:08 AM   #8
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What's that?
It's amazing that people using the internet don't know what Google is.
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:24 AM   #9
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It's amazing that people using the internet don't know what Google is.
Perhaps if you were to Google "quaife" like I had done, you'd find they make a variety of products, which made it easier to simply ask to what Nickgt40 was referring.

Would have saved you the trouble of typing in the useless snarky remark.
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