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Before trying it on my GTS, thought I would give it a test run on my Ford Focus. See how it works, improve my process. Check out the material and supplies I bought

started with wheel cleaning, car wash, clay rub, alcohol wash. Very laborious amd time consuming. Used H9 that I bought on Amazon for $20, little small jar. But it was long lasting. Not sure if it’s any good or not, and the time spent will be a disappointment if the material is trash. It’s weird stuff indeed, to work with. And it takes 48 hours to dry and 2 weeks to cure.

It took lots of hard labor, attention to detail, plus a little research since it’s my first time. Cost $65 to do all 4 wheels. But I’ve only done 2, and have enough supplies to do 8 wheels total.

did the calipers as well. So it takes 2 days to dry and 2 weeks to cure. Next Sunday I’ll do the other 2 wheels and report back in 6 weeks to let you know if it was worth it. Sure hope it is. Would be nice to just spray the wheels clean.



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I got my Turbo wheels powder coated earlier this year. Before I had the tires re mounted I coated the wheels with GlasPerency, a graphene coating. Even with the tires off and starting with perfectly clean wheels it is a lot of work. There are a lot of nooks and crannies in those turbo wheels. The coating makes the wheels easier to clean but I don’t think it prevents them from getting dirty and accumulating break dust all that much. Given that I had the wheels unmounted it wasn’t to bad but don't think I’d start from scratch to do it.
 

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I had to like my wheels, but they had to also be cleanable, so I got the 21" platinum finish which "hides" a couple days worth of dust. But we're all gonna lose this battle, even with SiO2 etc. I waxed mine with same but didn't put much effort into it. I wish "sporty" brake pads weren't so nasty....my wife's 3 series' wheels stay clean for weeks at a time.
 
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