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Tire dressing

Hope everyone is well.
i would like some recommendations on tire dressings.
i would like to brighten up the tires without the nasty wet look. does anyone have any recommendations.
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Been using the Black Magic stuff myself for years. Stay away from Armor All. The formula *use to* turn my tires brown and don't know if current formulas would do the same.

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I use Meguiars Tire Foam. It cleans and shines tires without any mess. Great stuff.

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Meguiars Endurance Tire Gel is the one I use on all vehicles.

No greasy mess and it lasts for quite a while.

I think they have a high gloss version but I use the regular.

One coat give a low luster look, two coats = more shine.
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Regular old Pledge furniture polish actually works pretty well on rubber and vinyl...and it's a lot less expensive than all the specialty stuff. Give it a try.


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Meguiars Endurance Tire Gel is the one I use on all vehicles.

No greasy mess and it lasts for quite a while.
I think they have a high gloss version but I use the regular.
One coat give a low luster look, two coats = more shine.

I tried the Meguiars gel and got some "sling" on my rear fenders (after the car sat overnight). IMHO, the foam works best.
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Meguiars Endurance Tire Gel is the one I use on all vehicles.

No greasy mess and it lasts for quite a while.

I think they have a high gloss version but I use the regular.

One coat give a low luster look, two coats = more shine.
Ditto! This stuff is awsome! I've used it for years. No sling, like was stated above you can control the amount of shine you want by the number of coats you use. One application lasts me 3 weeks to a month. Make sure you clean your tires before applying...




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I've tried a number of tire dressings. My favorite is Griot's Long Lasting Tire Gel. Looks really nice, lasts awhile, and doesn't sling. A small bottle goes a long way too.

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I'm not a fan of anything on the tires. For me, the paint is shiny and the tires are not. I have no problem seeing my tires for what they are; rubber (or whatever compound tires are made of these days).


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