So, you’ve got yourself a nice set of aluminum wheels. God knows those are worth all the extra dollars, but the joy of your investment may be short-lived if you don’t take proper care of them.
Wheels are exposed to much harsher working conditions than the paint of the car. During a casual drive down the highway, each wheel experiences hurricane-force winds, propelling dirt, mud, salt, gravel, sticks, brake dust, and rotor shavings at them.
It’s easy to neglect steel wheels, as these will corrode no matter what you do to them. Just paint them black, throw a cheap set of plastic caps, and forget about them.
However, aluminum alloys can stay fresh and shiny forever if you properly care for your wheels. It’s a real pity not to.
In this article, we’ll talk about all the tricks and tips you need for cleaning aluminum wheels like a pro.