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Old 05-07-2013, 01:16 PM   #13
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Most of the tire shine products available have petroleum distillates, not too different from the stoddard solvent in WD-40. Carrier solvent with a light oil (or silicone product for tire shine).

The tires on my 67 that I replaced last year were 15 years old, they got tire shine treatment more frequently than they got driven on. The outside sidewalls were great, the inside sidewalls were dry-rotted. That's my experience with long term tire degradation and tire dressings, they prevented it.
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