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Old 09-08-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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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.


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Well we only have 2 seasons here. Winter and road construction.
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I use this stuff http://www.autozone.com/autozone/acc...er=380171_0_0_
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.

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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.
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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.

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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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Old 09-09-2012, 05:55 AM   #7
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I'd suggest not using any spray or aerosol. The gel kind works best.
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #10
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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.
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