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Can anyone recommend a good product to shine up the outside of the tires?

Is there anything that you can use that is wipe on, rather than spray on?

Thanks in advance for any tips!
 

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Autoglym Rubber cleaner.

It offers a nice shine/semi matte and actually cleans the rubber vs just greasing the **** out of it.

That's all i use. ;)
 

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Optimum Opti-Bond

Just make sure the tires are squeaky clean before applying any tire dressing. Otherwise it won't last like it should.
 

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A cheap Cola product, like Sams, a spray bottle, and a tire brush. Spray it on once, wait about a minute, wash off with water, spray it on a second time, brush it, then spray off with water.

Its such a cheap alternative to all the foams, sprays, and gels. So far I havent had any troubles with it. And when you want something to drink, spray some into your mouth! ;) But just make sure you spray it down well so the acid doesnt hurt the rim finish.
 

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Soda Huh? Does it matter if regular or diet?

A bottle of Sams Choice is only $0.75 so it is cheap as you could get.

This makes me want to try it. :yes:
 

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Soda Huh? Does it matter if regular or diet?

A bottle of Sams Choice is only $0.75 so it is cheap as you could get.

This makes me want to try it. :yes:
Exactly! I was skeptical at first, but it works for me! I buy regular cola, not sure if the diet cola will change anything.
 

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Not sure if it'll actually affect it, but wouldn't the sugars do something to the rubber compounds used for tires?

Also, I've read that Armor All has petroleum distillates which does something to rubber (can't remember what) but if you've ever noticed, when you use Armor All for a few times, the tire starts to turn brown, even after washing it. This is supposedly one of the effects.

I use 303 Aerospace Protectant tire dressing. It has a UV blocker (sunscreen for tires) so the rubber isn't as exposed to the effects of the sun.
 
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