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ZimDalf 09-08-2012 08:08 PM

Black shiny tires?
What products have you used on your tires to keep them nice and black?

I am using Armor All Extreme Tire Shine Gel and I like it.

BLÜE_BÄLZ 09-08-2012 08:26 PM

sbc17 09-08-2012 08:31 PM

I use this stuff
It gives the tire a nice rich black look. I'm not a huge fan of the super "wet" look on tires. This stuff basically removes the fade in the rubber and makes it look new.


Elizabeth 09-08-2012 09:00 PM

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.

foundonroadalive 09-09-2012 05:55 AM

forever black

DEREKC 09-09-2012 08:03 AM

Optimum Opti-Bond Tire Gel

Burns098356GX 09-09-2012 12:38 PM

I'd suggest not using any spray or aerosol. The gel kind works best.

lyonsroar 09-09-2012 01:22 PM

303 Aerospace protectant...

but generally I just keep them clean. Scrub them down as a last step to every wash. I don't like shiny tires, just matte black.

xxMichaelAnthony 09-10-2012 05:13 AM

Ill get a picture of how it looks (after 2 weeks) tomorrow.

Edit: Picture 2 weeks after being applied: A few hundred miles and driving thru plenty of sprinkler run off

Water beads right up

New application. Not really any noticeable difference

Everyone using the spray on stuff - Spray it on the applicator you're using, not directly on the tire. You'll get a more even coat and like said above, you don't want to get it on your brakes.

Burns098356GX 09-11-2012 06:50 AM

Where do you buy that?

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