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      03-09-2010, 09:41 PM   #1
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The ultimate wheel cleaner? Sonax Wheel Cleaner

SONAX Wheel Cleaner



Precision Wheel Cleaner for safe and effective removal of brake dust and stubborn dirt

SONAX Wheel Cleaner is a highly effective, acid-free and pH balanced rim and wheel cleaner that is safe for all wheels, including aluminum and alloys. This formulation is also effective and safe for use on painted wheels and will not deteriorate clear coats.

SONAX Wheel Cleaner contains unique chemical ingredients that effectively dissolves the sintered iron by forming a water soluble iron complex. During the use of your vehicle, brake dust and road grime become sintered to the surface of rims and wheels due to the high temperature conditions they are normally exposed. Brake dust contains high levels of iron and once sintered to the rim, becomes extremely difficult to dissolve or remove without the use of harsh chemicals.

SONAX Wheel Cleaner sprays on as a thick, flourescent grean foam. As the cleansing foam begins to work into the dirt and grime, the formula begins to turn red. The red coloration is the SONAX Wheel Cleaner forming a bond to the sintered iron on the wheel and changing its state to a water soluble complex for easy removal. Stubborn, baked on grime may take a small amount of agitation. Rinse wheels thoroughly with a power washer and wipe dry.

MSRP - $19.99.

So here is the test I did over the weekend. First I used this on the VW R32 and got amazing results, unfortunately no pictures.

Was able to do some more testing and the test subject a 2010 Audi S4, with all the bad weather I figured this was a great time to test it out. 4-5 weeks without washing the car (due to rain, snow, northeast winter)

Take a look I followed the instructions to the tee and got some amazing results, dare I say this will be a hit! I'm going to say even better than my favorite wheel cleaner.

Before shot of the wheel



Sprayed it on, and it was immediately green as stated in the directions


Started to turn purple within minutes



Take a look at it cleaning. (this was after quickly using the Uber Spoke Brush and Uber Boar's Hair Brush nothing crazy just a quick brushing)





Used a power washer (Cam Spray) and they looks great!





Needless to say I was impressed so impressed we will be carrying this asap.
I know most know what my favorite wheel cleaner is here and I've been using it for 15 years and I think I just found its replacement.
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      03-09-2010, 09:58 PM   #2
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lol I wish.
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Updated: with the HUGE Response on this item I will start the pre ordering now. Shipment should be here in 5-7 days.

Click here to reserve yours today SONAX Wheel Cleaner. (Don't forget to add your discount code)
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      03-10-2010, 12:58 AM   #4
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how much is a bottle of it?
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hmmm pretty good. Bit better than my mother cleaner.
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$19.99 - intro price of $16.99 less your forum discount.
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So can we dilute this?
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so to recap....


is this 100% safe on brushed finish w/clear coat? what abt step lip wheels in a polished finish w/no clear coat?


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I would say don't dilute it.
As for wheels with clear coat I would say go for it, it should be safe with all wheels.

Of course make sure you don't use it on a hot wheel, direct sunlight all the usually wheel cleaning tips.
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I would say don't dilute it.
As for wheels with clear coat I would say go for it, it should be safe with all wheels.

Of course make sure you don't use it on a hot wheel, direct sunlight all the usually wheel cleaning tips.

I used to a bit of detailing, and I used to always use wheel acid to clean caked on brake dust. Can you tell me how this will differ from acid? what are the benefits of this vs acid?
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acid used improperly can cause harm to the user or the wheel.

the sonax is just like P21S but works much better, its safe etc.
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Acid is definitely not good for wheels period.
whys that?
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shipping is almost $10 for a 500 ml bottle?
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Yikes!!! $20 for 16.9oz, I'm not complaning BTW because no doubt I will buy it.
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intro pricing is $16.99 and then you can take your discount code.
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I got 6 18 inch wheels and 4 19's on this bottle using a very generous amount.
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FUCK!!!! Why did I give up buying detail stuff for lent?? Easter cant come soon enough LOL
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lol that made me laugh
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you won't be able to dilute this product.
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post a video that way more people will be sold
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click and subscribe to this link a few have responded to this product already, some have been using it in other parts of the world religiously as others will post a video.

http://www.detailingbliss.com/forum/...htm#post217159
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i always see sonax products over here but i didnt know the wheel cleaners work that well.
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