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Keep White Letters "White"

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by YayAreaTaco0311, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    YayAreaTaco0311

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    Hey Tacos,

    I have Goodyear Duratracs with white letters out. Had the tires on for about 10K miles and the white lettering is starting to turn dark and nasty. Is there a way to refresh back to true white status??

    Thanks.

    MMM tacos nom nom nom
     
  2. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    jandrews

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    Wash them.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    use a scrub brush with some comet and they will be good as new :thumbsup:
     
  4. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    I use Armor All Triple Action Wheel Cleaner. Does an awesome job on both the rims and the white lettering. Just make sure to not get it on the tread.
     
  5. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    wolfdog2314

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    There's some "bleech white" stuff out there u can get. Spray on. Scrub. Rinse. Just check out the detailing isle. I got mine at an auto parts store.
     
  6. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    Priddle

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    I use Spray 9 on the tires and white letters and use a good stiff bristle scrub brush. The letters look pure white again. Add Tire Shine and voila! looks awe!....<wait for it!>.....some!
     
  7. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    how I met your mother?

    legen *wait for it* dary!
     
  8. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    x2
     
  9. Oct 6, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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  10. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    Priddle

    Priddle And now for something completely different....

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    :cheers:

    My letters have been dark brown and the Spray 9 gets them white with a 10 second scrub.
     
  11. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    c0astie31

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    A LOT
    soft scrub, works prefect, and when you are done, you can scrub the toilet and sink, lol
     
  12. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    Yup... this stuff is incredible... I used it on my father in laws camper a few years ago, and after sitting outside for a few years the Westleys cleaned off all the grime... They used to use this stuff back in the day with white wall tires...


    [​IMG]
     
  13. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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  14. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    nothing is better than that stuff right there!! works great
     
  15. Oct 6, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    I'm voting on Bleche-Wite also. I use it on my vehicles with white letters and it does an awesome job.
     
  16. Oct 7, 2010 at 6:42 AM
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    I use either Armor All or 303 Protectant. Works pretty good on my stock Rugged Trails.
     
  17. Oct 7, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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    If you have polished aluminum wheels and you use the bleech white....Do Not get the bleech white on the wheels!
    But according to your sig you have black wheels so....you should be A ok!
     
  18. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    I been using Greese Lightning for a number of years... Spray on, scrub for 10 seconds, rinse off. Just don't get it on the aluminum.
     
  19. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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    wire brush and car soap no harsh chems just elbow grease and they will be bright white.
     
  20. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    zeeya2000

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    BLECHE WHITE x's 1000000
     
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