Tire Polish

Discussion in 'Detailing Topic' started by bfmgoalie, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. bfmgoalie

    bfmgoalie Veteran Member

    Car show coming up...Adirondack Nationals. What type of tire polish(?) do you suggest...
  2. JJFarmer

    JJFarmer Veteran Member

    Jun 28, 2002
    Lenoir City, TN
    Spray on the Armoral and let it dry, don't wipe it off
  3. Damon23

    Damon23 Veteran Member

    Jan 29, 2006
    I'm not one for shiney tires. I use the black magic matte finish on mine tires. It makes them look new. I wipe the tire down with wesleys bleach white to get the letters bright white and go over the tire with the matte. Looks just right.
  4. 91chevywt

    91chevywt Veteran Member

    May 27, 2008
    South Jersey, NJ
    Depends on the look your going for. To get the clean, new tire look, I use bleach white or simple green just to clean the rubber nicely. I usually use regular armor all on my tires for the shine. Usually spray on, let it soak, spray on again, and lightly wipe away the drips.
  5. WMCC Doug

    WMCC Doug Veteran Member

    Oct 16, 2002
    Wyoming, MI
    I use Wesley's Bleach White to clean the tires (even black walls) and then follow up with Meguiar's Endurance tire protectant. It comes in regular and high gloss so you can pick which look you like.
  6. Camaro11

    Camaro11 Veteran Member

    Jul 10, 2003
    Atlanta, GA, USA
    Depending on how high up you are in the mountains, Tire chains might be
    a good 'polish' for your tires. ;-)
  7. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    I prefer nothing. Silicone based products like armour all damage tires.
  8. IceBerg1163

    IceBerg1163 Veteran Member

    Jul 11, 2009
    San Antonio, TX
    My tires never last long enough to even notice whatever damage they do. I only keep mine for a few years each time.
  9. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    same here ....... i just use wesley's bleach white to give the tires that clean natural look
  10. probizjudi

    probizjudi Veteran Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    Tulsa, OK
    I like the shiny look and use Black Magic Tire Gel. It applies on a sponge, so no drips or spray to get on the rims.

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