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tire gloss

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by pinktaco808, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Sep 12, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    pinktaco808

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    what the best kind to get
     
  2. Sep 12, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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  3. Sep 12, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    a gel type
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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    Those work really well too cause it doesn't drip all over the damn place
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    any suggestions??? i hate the aerosol can type
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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    [​IMG]
     
  7. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:07 PM
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    ^ colts beat me!
    I like the Meguiars tire gel, its purple. It last a while even through mud and water. Comes with an applicator that kinda fits the tire (best for car tires/low profile tires not all terrains.) If you drive off right after application it will fling onto your paint and leave oily residue.

    The above can is also very good I like to use that one when the tires are slightly dirty, just spray it on and let it work. However I found that it takes a while before I could drive without it spraying my truck.

    What I like the most is also the most tireing. I use dawn dish soap and a scrub brush and just get after it. I find it has the cleanest look and last the longest.
     
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  9. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    what else get
     
  10. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:20 PM
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    Use the dawn dish soap cheap easy and no residue flung onto the Tacoma.
     
  11. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    I usually just have a bunch of Rednecks spit on my tires, but that other stuff will work just as well.
     
  12. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    This is what I have been using it works wonders I just spray it on lightly and let it soak in for about 30min before driving. It's just thick enough not to get over spray everywhere unless it's windy. And it's shines like hell for weeks.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Sep 12, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    That's more of a semi-gloss , the OP was looking for Gloss .
     
  14. Sep 12, 2010 at 11:00 PM
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    right and stay on forever.....
     
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    armor all ultra shine. Just spray on and dont wipe. Lasts long
     
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  17. Sep 13, 2010 at 6:30 AM
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  18. Sep 13, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    Oh, I watched Full Metal Jacket yesterday (again...).....one of the best movies ever made. Me so horny.
     
  19. Sep 13, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    I've always had great success applying it with a tire sponge. Yea it takes an extra minute per wheel but the finished product is WELL worth it. You use very little spray compared to not applying with a sponge, the gloss is perfectly even and it won't 'fling' off onto the body behind the wheel.
     
  20. Sep 13, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    i dont like this

    it doesnt hold a shine at all

    I dont use anything on my truck...but keeping the tires clean on my patrol car keeps it looking cleaner than it is so i dont have to wash it every shift

    this seems to work pretty well...seems to hold a shine for at least a shift or 2
     
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