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Old 06-19-2009, 03:17 PM
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How to clean the entire rim?

How do you guys clean the entire rim from the inside? Not just the front(face) but the lip inside! I haven't cleaned mine since i got the jeep! They are beyond dirty from the inside!!! Can I do this without taking off the rims?

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Old 06-19-2009, 03:31 PM
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

unless you have girly man arms.....its almost too hard. I remove my wheels to clean them.....
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Old 06-19-2009, 03:33 PM
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

hmmmm yeah too much effort to do that often. might be added to the list of 2x a year
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:15 PM
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

Yeah, I remove the wheel to clean the inside. Use a really strong wheel cleaner or degreaser and I also used 0000 steel wool. As you would expect, get a nice coat of wax on them to protect.
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

I just saw the back part of my wheel when I was checking for leaks and I was like .... "WTF"...... I would like to know aswell.
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:25 PM
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

I try to do all my own Maint, IE Brakes, Oil changes, tire rotations. When every i have a wheel and tire off i try to clean it.
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I try to do all my own Maint, IE Brakes, Oil changes, tire rotations. When every i have a wheel and tire off i try to clean it.
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Re: How to clean the entire rim?

The best way is to take it off unless you have like 24". Sometimes you can get a toilet brush in theere but it doesn't clean it as good as taking it off.
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The best way is to take it off unless you have like 24". Sometimes you can get a toilet brush in theere but it doesn't clean it as good as taking it off.
I agree, if you're going to do it, do it right and take the wheel off.
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I agree, if you're going to do it, do it right and take the wheel off.

I usually do it 2-3 times a year.
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I usually do it 2-3 times a year.
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