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Old 07-24-2008
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Cleaning Tires

What do you use to clean your tires befor you use your tire shine,my tires
have gotten dirty from a buildup of tire shine and dust and dirt sticking to it,
last tire shine i did was meguires sprayed to much on never dried properly and
the dust and dirt stuck to it .thank you
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westley's bleach white
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I use eagle one all wheel and tire cleaner. Do just my tires. Makes them all pretty. No shine, cuz i hate tire shine. Bad experience with one set of tires that I shined. Never again unless it's on my chevy.
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If you like the 'clean' tire look, use spray nine and a scrub brush.

And for your white letters, an sos pad and some water. sos pads remove the blue stuff (called whitewater iirc) that new tires have all over them quite well too.
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I use Purple Power on the tires/rims/wheel wells/suspension, etc. Works great.
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I use Purple Power on the tires/rims/wheel wells/suspension, etc. Works great.


I love Purple Power, it'll take white off rice. Usually no need to scrub, just let it soak in and wash em off.
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I clean my tires with Comet and a scrub brush. It makes the white lettes look awsome.
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I just use the Meguiars Tire Shine.
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car soap and a brush. then armoral to make them look shiny
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I clean my tires with Comet and a scrub brush. It makes the white lettes look awsome.

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spit 'n' shine method





nah seriously, I use Meguiars on the tires. Looks good in my avatar don't it
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I use that Eagle One Tire cleaner as well. Autozone had it on sale for 2 bucks the other day lol. Then some Meguiers tire foam on top of that.
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Shiny tires?

Someone cleans tires? Never thought of that one......Its a Truck, I throw stuff in the back and drive it!
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i do the same thing
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Re Tire Cleaner

Thanks alot, used Eagle One all tire and wheel cleaner it did a good job
of taking all that crap off my tires.this stuff is very strong ,did not have
to scrub at all.thanks again.
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Soft Scrub and a brush.
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Bleach white FTW
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I personally use a product called OB. its a commercial cleaner used for stripping wax off floors among other things. simply brush it on or spray it on, 10 seconds a tire with a stiff bristle brush and move on to the next one. when ur done with the last one, hose off the first one and the rest in the order u did them and their done, takes all of 2 minutes, and they come out like new, every time.
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Greased Lightning works great for me.
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