best way to CLEAN tires, not shine them

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  1. tommyortom

    tommyortom New Member

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    what is the best way to actually clean anything off of tires...to just leave a dull black rubber look........not the shiny greasy tire wax stuff. i have weird brown stuff on my tires and whatnot...that never seems to come off....ive only tried some water and simple green though.

    any suggestions to clean tire walls?
     
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    n2_space Space > *.*

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    It's called blooming. Westleys bleche white will get them cleaned up.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Agreed. Make sure you remove any overspray if it gets on your paint right away.
     
  4. Greased Lightning. Spray it on and watch it run off. Use a good stiff bristle brush and get it off good. The stuff's pretty powerful, so I'm not sure I would let it set too long on any high $ wheels.
     
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    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    i find simple green worked better than greased lightning. but make sure you get the stuff from the household cleaner section. the automotive stuff is pre-diluted.
     

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