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Shining up the tyres

I use some spray on stuff to shine up the tyre sidewalls after washing but it doesn't seem to dry consistently, and if you try and spray it on in anything more than a light breeze, it goes anywhere but the tyre! What I want is some stuff that I can wipe or brush on. Anyone know of any such product?
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i used to use autoglyms stuff, it was excellent

spray on, but dried even (dark black, wet look)
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Try Meguiar's Endurance high gloss gel. Just wipe it on... they also do a nice applicator pad.
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I use Turtle Wax EXTREME stuff. Lasts absolutely ages on my tyres.
I have had the bottle around 6 months and not even used half yet, and I am more than generous with the stuff. Can get it from Halfords for about £6.
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AG instant tyre dressing or their pro equivalent the name of which escapes me.
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The trick to a nice even shine is to clean the tyre first. Use a degreaser and a brush to scrub it you will be amazed by the grub they hold. Once clean use water based products where poss so as to not degrade the tyre. If they spray everywhere spray onto an applicator and wipe on, or use a gel type. Mt faves are finish kare 108 (top kote) or 3m tyre restorer. Both readily available on line. Hth

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I use Micheline's wheel cleaning kit. The Tire and Mag Cleaner is essential, to clean alloys and rubber. the apply the tire shine. it lasts for days and dries evenly. the dust repellent for the alloys, well... I can't say if they work or not. My wheels still end up black!

One thing's for sure: A car is not clean until the wheels are shining!
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Originally Posted by steveisfrowning View Post
i used to use autoglyms stuff, it was excellent

spray on, but dried even (dark black, wet look)
I use this now - it is excellent
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Stop wasting money, just put black boot polish on, it's black, water repellent and looks just as good as anything else. Seriuosly, how people have been conned in to spraying stuff on to tyres is beyond me!

Also does black plastic and rubber body trims a treat.

Wipes straight off clean polished body work. DO NOT PUT IT ON CHROME OR CHROME EFFECT PARTS THOUGH, it makes a bit of a mess on chrome, I don't know why.

Get this, it also does black leather! (alright, you will have to be handy with the excess removal rag afterwards, but it certainly sorts out tired looking seats)

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