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Old 11-02-2012, 09:24 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by Elizabeth View Post
You really do not want any tire shine on your calipers or disc brake rotors.
you will kill your braking power getting any of those silicone type liquids, even a few drops, on your brake rotors.
The stuff gets on the rotors from sloppy spraying, then is transferred to the brake pads, and basically slippery up your pads so they do not work very well.
Just a comment and a heads up.
This is why, you use the applicators that are available. Not to mention, it makes cleaning the excess of the wheel a lot easier.

Originally Posted by Michaelc1220 View Post
the only thing i dont like about the gel is that it tends to sling little black dots on my car right before where the door starts
Letting it flash will, prevent a lot of that. As well as, using thinner coats.
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