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Old 29-09-2015, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Eliminate Brake Dust for Good with Autoglym Wheel Protector



Build-up of brake dust on wheels is something almost everyone has had to deal with at some point in automotive ownership and is one of the most time consuming tasks of cleaning your car. Wheels can make or break the overall appearance of your car, and unsightly dark stains caused by excessive brake dust can cause your car to look old, unloved and neglected; regardless of how shiny the paintwork may be.

Cleaning brake dust is an laborious process as the heat emitted during heavy braking causes the carbon build up to form a strong bond with the wheels surface. By creating a barrier between your wheels and the dust, they will stay cleaner much longer and cleaning becomes a much faster and easier process; saving you valuable time down the track.

Autoglym Wheel Protector has been developed in partnership with motorsport teams to create and ultimate solution to this irritating problem. Wheel Protector is a super-hydrophobic, durable barrier which minimises brake dust adhesion so your wheels remain cleaner for longer.

This is an easy to use spray sealant, but to work effectively requires time to dry after applying.



Ensure your wheels are clean, dry and cool to touch as any water, moisture, dirt or dust will affect performance.



Shake the can well before use and then spray an even coating across the wheels surface.



Once the product has been applied to the wheels do not buff or touch the coating and allow to dry for 1-1.5hours, the longer the better.



Ensure any overspray is removed from tyres with a clean cloth as it may leave a white residue if left to dry.

Autoglym Wheel Protector is ideal for use on silver, white and other light coloured alloy wheels, unsuitable for dark painted wheels. Find This Product Exclusively at Super Cheap Auto stores.

For more information on this product and the full Autoglym range visit:

Autoglym Australia: http://www.autoglym.com.au/

Autoglym Australia Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutoglymAustralia
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Old 21-10-2015, 09:10 AM   #2
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Default Re: Eliminate Brake Dust for Good with Autoglym Wheel Protector

Is this product safe to use on polished lips/wheels ?
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Old 22-10-2015, 08:53 PM   #3
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Default Re: Eliminate Brake Dust for Good with Autoglym Wheel Protector

Also keen to know what effect the product has on polished/chrome lips
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Old 22-10-2015, 11:58 PM   #4
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if we cant use on dark wheels. what can we use then ?
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Old 23-10-2015, 08:28 AM   #5
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Really keen on a product like this for dark wheels as above.
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Old 10-11-2015, 11:23 AM   #6
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if we cant use on dark wheels. what can we use then ?

Hi Chefy, the reason we dont suggest using this product on dark wheels is it can leave a white film that may take away from the overall finish. While this film is not visible on lighter colour wheels, the problem, brake dust, is also less visible on darker wheels.
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Is this product safe to use on polished lips/wheels ?
Hi BFXR8, we have tested Wheel Protector on chrome and polished surfaces with no ill effects.
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can vouch for this product, put some on my rims because I was sick of them getting filthy each time I drove in the rain, now nowhere near as much dirt sticks to them and the bits that do simply just hose off.

Girlfriend has pink rims with chrome lip, would it be safe to use on the pink painted bits?
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I hope it is safe on her pink bits
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I hope it is safe on her pink bits
I would probably even shy away from the automotive pink bits, depending on the shade of colour. Darker coloured wheels fall under the same category as black wheels. This stuff works best on silver and light coloured wheels. Cheers
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Have you tried it on any taxis...how long does it last??
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Have you tried it on any taxis...how long does it last??
Taxis as in Commodores?

Only general "daily" duty taxis, but that's actually a good idea of testing it on a legit taxi!
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Would certainly help for you guys jastel.
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Taxis as in Commodores?

Only general "daily" duty taxis, but that's actually a good idea of testing it on a legit taxi!

No Real ones as in Falcons...

Send me some I will test it for you!

I do use Autoglym polish on the cars, not daily or weekly mind you, no time for that, maybe quarterly, and on the mags sometimes if I have lots of time. I find the car polish keeps the dust off for a few days anyway.
I wash the cars with a broom, I know...but its a taxi, and this gets the main surface of the mags clean anyway, then once every 2 weeks or so I get the toothbrush out and do the hidden dirty corner bits properly.
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Old 11-12-2015, 11:40 PM   #15
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How often do you need to reapply?
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Old 19-12-2015, 05:39 PM   #16
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Was up in Timaru today so made a point of going to Super cheap to grab a bottle...sadly they havent got it over here in NZ.
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Hey guys,

Has anyone tried this?
It doesn't take long for the girlfriend's wheels to be almost black with brake dust.
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Old 27-02-2017, 10:02 PM   #18
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It does work to a degree...depending on driving style and brake pads.
If you think you will never have to clean your wheels again...well, it's not that good.
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I don't think anything will mean you never have to clean again, but if it can reduce the dust build up, that would be great.

I don't really get much on my Falcon, but the dust build up on my gf's car is insane.
The half and half display for the product in stores just looks fake to me, so was curious about real world experiences.
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Hey guys,

Has anyone tried this?
It doesn't take long for the girlfriend's wheels to be almost black with brake dust.
Yes, I use it quite regularly on my car, as I have Bendix Ultimate pads and while they stop the car really well they are very dusty.

It won't completely eliminate the brake dust sticking problem (nothing will), but will make a noticeable difference.

However, if you want the coating to last and stay on... Don't use a pressure washer on your wheels once you've coated them or harsh brushes and chemicals to clean them, otherwise it will remove the coating very quickly.

Instead just use low pressure water and a soft microfibre cloth on them.

It's the next best thing to getting an expensive (but long lasting) a ceramic coating on your mags.
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Old 06-03-2017, 11:53 AM   #21
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Thanks!
I'm not expecting miracles, but a noticeable difference is all i'm really after.
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