Helpul Tips To Protect Your Alloy Wheels

So you have invested in some expensive alloy wheels for your car.

Here are a few tips and suggestions to help to protect your investment. Today’s guest article will address these timely suggestions.

The alloy wheels are automobile wheels made up of aluminum or magnesium. Alloy wheels are different from the steel wheels because of their lighter weight and great performance. They are better heat conductors than the steel wheels. There are mainly two reasons why people buy the alloy wheels i.e. they are lighter in weight and they provide a great look to a car.

A greater care is required to a car’s wheels because they receive more wear than any other parts of a car. The wheels are closest to the road, grit and grime. After few months of use, the alloy wheels will lose its sparkle and brightness. The minor scratches and tar spots can give them a bad look. Before your fit alloy wheels to your car, you need to give them several coats of a good polish or wax.

There have been many products in the market that are specifically formulated to protect your painted alloy, stainless steel wheels. Some of the most commonly used products include the following.


This is one of the best alloy wheel protectors and it is available in 500ml and 200ml.

Alloy Wax

The alloy wax is applied as a normal wax or polish. The alloy wax provides exception shining to your alloy wheels for up to 3 months.


The Supawheels is a new product offered by Supagard. It provides extra shining and care to your alloy wheels.


The MetalMate product has been tested and claimed one of the best care products for alloy wheels. MetalMate makes the wheels look like bright, clean and shiny. With MetalMate it is so easy to keep off the dust.

You can also use the protective coatings like Turtle Wax Wheel Protector it helps to protect the brake dust settling on the car wheels. You need to wash your car regularly. When washing your car, use fresh water and a wet sponge.

The following tips can provide the best protection to your car.

Use wet sponge and fresh water to clean your car.
Use good car polish
Use surface protector
Let your wheels cool before cleaning them.
Never use abrasive cleansers.
Before you mount your wheels give them several coats of good quality car polish.

Do not put your car wheels on the hyper heating as it will change the color of the paint on your wheels. Frequent washing with mildly soapy warm water is the best way to keep your alloy wheels clean.

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There you have it. Applying these simple but helpful suggestions will go along way in protecting your rim investment. Don’t forget that our affordable alloy wheel repair program is yet another way to protect your rims too.

Just send us call us to arrange for your wheels to be picked up and then delivered back to you for one low rim repair price.