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Old 01-12-2004, 02:46 PM   #1
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Question How do you keep brake dust off rims

OK, I know I'm not the only one whose fed up with brake dust on their front wheels.
I don't mind cleaning the rims but there's got to be an easier or better way to keep the front rims clean of brake dust.

Anyone know of anything you can put on your front rims to keep the brake dust from sticking on them ?


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You could get a different kind of brake pads. We've gone over this before. Do a search.
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You could get a different kind of brake pads. We've gone over this before. Do a search.
hehe...hint to follow his own hint

But yeah, change the pads.
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1. I searched. Didn't find anything about keeping brake dust off the rims.
2. I was looking for an alternative to replacing the pads. Just wondering if someone had found some magic brake dust repellant spray that will keep the brake dust off the rims.
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Take regular car POLISH not wax and polish the rims, I do it every time I wash my car
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they make polishes specifically for rims, too. works great in that it makes it easier to get the dust off, but i didn't think it reduced it that much. best bet is to switch pads. i know you already know that, but i just had to state it again.

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1. I searched. Didn't find anything about keeping brake dust off the rims.
2. I was looking for an alternative to replacing the pads. Just wondering if someone had found some magic brake dust repellant spray that will keep the brake dust off the rims.
Theres a lot of times search doesnt work. There was a topic the other day I was looking for that was current and search couldent find it, I had to go forum by forum to find it, yet it was still there, so dont be a dick and always assume nobody tries to search

One the topic, I would try the polish. Personally I just switched to Metal-Matrix composed pads to avoid dust, ford OE pads suck
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We were only playing around with microtonal. That's why we both posted an answer.
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k, it just seems people are real dicks on here either complaining about oil topics or searching, who cares, if you feel the person isnt using the site coreectly or you crap your pants everytime someone brings up oil because you cant control your temper then DONT POST on that thread. Let freedom of speech reign......
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Green stuff pads are the poop...Not only do they not leave a dust trail they will stop you faster and help release heat and slow brake fade!!
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