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Old 03-12-2014, 04:40 AM
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Exclamation Warning to whoever uses Wheel Cleaners for their Chrome wheels

This message is for anyone with an SRT that has Dark Vapor Chrome Wheels

I was looking through some documents about the SRT today and found the following label :



Just wanted to warn everyone as this is an official label that I received when purchasing the car, but I have just seen it.

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It says use "Mild" soap and water, what do they mean by mild soap ? Specific PH ? I use a regular dishwashing soap such as Fairy Original Washing Up Liquid ? Dishwashing Liquid - that's not considered corrosive or in anyway harmful to chrome right ?
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:42 AM
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Re: Warning to whoever uses Wheel Cleaners for their Chrome wheels

You should post that in your other thread about cleaning too.
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Re: Warning to whoever uses Wheel Cleaners for their Chrome wheels

Yep I'll do that
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Re: Warning to whoever uses Wheel Cleaners for their Chrome wheels

I just use my car wash soap. Don't use dishwashing soap. I use Mothers California gold wash. Its PH balanced.
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Re: Warning to whoever uses Wheel Cleaners for their Chrome wheels

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It says use "Mild" soap and water, what do they mean by mild soap ? Specific PH ? I use a regular dishwashing soap such as Fairy Original Washing Up Liquid ? Dishwashing Liquid - that's not considered corrosive or in anyway harmful to chrome right ?
I was always taught that even "mild" or "regular" dish washing soap was too intense to use on a vehicle. I think because it is designed to bust the grease off of dishes it is also really good at removing any and all wax that we all spend so much time applying. Can anybody else confirm?
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That is true...its also made with petroleum distillates which leaves a weird film. Plus they've got so many with lotions and additives now....it's hard to find the plain stuff.
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That is true...its also made with petroleum distillates which leaves a weird film. Plus they've got so many with lotions and additives now....it's hard to find the plain stuff.
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