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Dirty, nasty 1300c wheels....

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I having a hell of a time getting my wheels clean. Everytime i wash the bike they get worse and worse. Is there something special i should use on them to get them clean? any help would be cool because i have a clean new bike with crappy old looking wheels.

PS the bike is only like 2 or 3 months old

thanks everyone
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I was told after a good cleaning and polishing to use "RejeX" on them. It's a Soil barrier/ anti stain protection. After applying you have to let it cure out of the elements for 12 hours.

I haven't used it yet, but I bought a bottle to try it out. The recommendation came from a very good source and I trust his opinion. You can read more about it here....
Hey Xhoppers...I'm not trying to be an A** here. what happened in the other thread is least in my mind, but from what I've read and seen in person, our 1300 wheels aren't clear coated. It might be different for other models, but not the 1300C. If anyone has clear coated rims...please speak up. If they were, people wouldn't be have a tough time cleaning them, but clearcoat tends to turn yellow after time. So what's better? I don't know.

From what I've seen in person...The rims I bought used weren't clear coated. One was off an '05, the other an '04. When I cleaned them with Nevr-Dull and the Mothers Powerball and polish, the "juice" turned black which is common with removal of oxidation and/or tarnish.

What I've heard....Oxidation, marks from road salt, water markes, stains from brake dust. All of which tells me they're not clear coated.
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