Wellness for the precious metal

Although the dirt is not as noticeable on dark lacquered rims, nevertheless they ought to be regularly cleaned, just like the rims in classic design, before those beautiful wheels are attacked by aggressive dirt contamination.

For this be sure to use an acid free wheel cleaner. The cleaner should naturally possess a sufficient cleaning power. But its formulation should be so well balanced that it will not corrode the paintwork or metal and plastic components.

The SONAX XTREME Wheel cleaner full effect offers all these features and is also available in a practical 400 ml aerosol spray. The formula has won numerous tests and convinces through its optimum cleaning performance and dependable material compatibility.

The product is suitable for all steel and alloy wheel rims as well as chromed rims or wheels with polished edges. Thanks to a wide spray jet the XTREME Wheel cleaner full effect can be very sparingly and evenly distributed. The content of a 400 ml spray can is sufficient to clean from 12 to 14 wheels.

The user will discern the fluid‘s optimum working in time by a colour change to red. Important: Thoroughly rinse off the entire wheel with water! In addition, after several minutes the car should be moved half a turn and then rinsed with water once again. This will prevent the dissolved dirt from drying out on the undersides of the wheels.

It is additionally advisable to seal the rims after cleaning. For this we recommend the SONAX XTREME Wheel rim coating. It works effectively against stubborn deposits and makes the wheels much easier to clean afterwards.

And one more tip: With the colourless SONAX Tyre gloss spray You can keep the tyre sidewalls supple and have them shining again in that deepest black.

Products

Highly effective acid-free special cleaner for all types of steel and light alloy wheels. Easily removes even the most stubborn dirt, such as burnt-on brake dust, oil and rubber residue and other road dirt.
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02302000 500 ml
SONAX XTREME Tyre Gloss Spray for a long lasting, rich, deep shine and that wet look for the tyres. The rubber is simultaneously maintained and, with regular application, protected against cracking, premature aging, brown discolouration and colour bleaching. The deep black and shiny appearance will last for several weeks. Suitable for all types of tyre. Extremely easy to apply: Spray on thinly, allow to work in, ready.
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02353000 400 ml
With innovative Hybrid NetProtection Technology for lasting rim protection. Reduces re-soiling. Has a dirt, water and salt-repellent effect. For all light-alloy, steel, chrome-plated, and polished wheel rims. Produces a mirror shine on rims. The ultra-thin hybrid sealing produces a long-lasting protective silicate layer that forms a weather-proof network with organic components. This significantly simplifies and alleviates the wheel cleaning. Stubborn dirt such as brake dust can be removed without much effort. Simultaneously the sealant gives the wheel rims a long lasting brilliant high gloss. The effective water-repellent effect lasts for at least 5 washes. Sufficient for up to 8 rims. Available as set with 4 polishing cloths or as a single tin.
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02361000 250 ml
For thoroughly cleaning wheel rims, used ideally in conjunction with all SONAX rim cleaners. For working on especially stubborn and difficult to access dirt deposits.
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04175410 1 piece/s

Articles

Care Tips / 1 Jul 2015

Wellness for the precious metal

Although the dirt is not as noticeable on dark lacquered rims, nevertheless they ought to be regularly cleaned, just like the rims in classic design, before those beautiful wheels are attacked by aggressive dirt contamination. more
Winter / Interior, Glass

The gently way to de-ice the windscreen

You probably know the problem: The front windscreen is actually new, but already scratched. This is especially disturbing against oncoming light. Potential causes could be a dirty windscreen or wiper blades, but it could also be the trusty old ice scraper.
XTREME Series / Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome

Cleaning paintwork like the pros

In the coming weeks, many car owners will certainly think about how to best and thoroughly remove typical winter dirt from paint surfaces.
Interior, Glass / PremiumClass

Luxury for the Leather

Leather needs regular care to keep it supple and to prevent premature aging. This also holds true for the leather inside the car. Particularly during the summer months, solar radiation and the heat put a lot of strain on the high quality interior furnishing, if it is not thoroughly maintained and protected.
XTREME Series / Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome

Six months paintwork protection through Polymer Technology

Before the weather turns cold and nasty one should devote a little care to the paintwork.
Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome

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Insect dirt looks horrible and damages the car’s paintwork. These are organic „paint killers“ which can cause serious damage to the paintwork, particularly when exposed to solar radiation. And the longer they cling to the paintwork, the deeper the residues eat into the paintwork surfaces.
Olaf G from Essen asks: Nowadays, car windscreen cleaners are not only offered as concentrates, but also as ready to use mixtures. What would you recommend“?
XTREME Series / Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome

New care and protection formula for foil covered cars

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XTREME Series / Tyres, Rims, Rubber

„Spring cleaning“ for winter wheels

When it’s time to change over to summer tyres, you should take the opportunity to thoroughly clean off the winter dirt contamination and to care for the tyres and wheels. Be sure to use an acid free wheel cleaner.
It seems confusing to many motorists, when a winter windscreen cleaner claims to provide freeze protection at minus 60 degrees. In our latitudes it is a rare occurrence to see the thermometer standing at -20 degrees Celsius. Such freeze protection figures are therefore, misleading. Incidentally, these cleaners would be so viscous, even at -40 degrees Celsius, that they could hardly be conveyed through the windscreen washer system.
In many maintenance guides for alloy wheels a sealant is recommended for maintaining the value and to simplify the cleaning. The care tip from expert Richard Hanauer is the SONAX XTREME Wheel rim coating: "The easy to use spray from the SONAX XTREME series, in the latest generation based on a further developed hybrid formula, which offers distinct advantages over conventional processes.