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Low Profile Sport Wheels/Car Wash

tompass

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Has anyone had any issues with scratching or damage to your dark chrome wheels going through a non touch commercial wash?
 

tompass

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Thanks. First car with low profile tires/wheels and concerned with possibility of wheels rubbing against the rails.
 

johnny3fingers

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Why don't you hand wash it?
Problem solved.....
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tompass

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Have been but often like the convenience of a drive through.
 

johnny3fingers

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Yeah, makes sense. Guess I am fortunate. The drive through I used is touch-less and is jus a big bay with out rails. The car wash is an overhead facing/side facing arm that moves back and forth the length and width of the car then blows it dry too
 

tarhoosier

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My previous car had wheels that extended beyond the plane of the tires. That is, when I approached the curb the wheel would make contact first. The tires would not scuff before the wheels. Believe me, I know this about them. When I bought this car the first thing I did was to put a straightedge vertically from top to bottom of the 18" wheel/tire (Primacy Michelin). The wheel is inset ~1/8 inch from the tire so a bit of protection from curbing. The reverse of my previous vehicle. Hope this aids your concerns.
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dbuckingham144

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I am a member of Mr Carwash (Tampa chain) where you basically drive up, get out and drink a coffee and your car gets valet washed, dried inside and out. It uses a wheel conveyor for part of it. I do this about twice a week for about 6 months in the G70 and 12 months before that in S6 with custom rims. No scratches.
 

tompass

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I wish we had a Mr. Carwash here. Going to put a straight edge on my 19's and see if have a bit of rubber protection.
 
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