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      07-01-2012, 10:10 AM   #1
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Best Tire Shine

Hey everyone,

Obviously this should be in the other section, but we all know how hard it is to get questions answered in the detailing part.

Just as the title says, I'm curious to see what other people are using for their tire shine. I've been using Meguiar's tire gel and love the look, when that stuff slings, it is a nightmare to get off the car. For a while I thought I was going through tar everyday.

So just curious if a good tire gel that sines great and doesn't sling much even exists and what you guys use.

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      07-01-2012, 10:17 AM   #2
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It's all about the set up time. You've got to allow time for it to soak in. I've used Turtle Wax 2001 for many many years and it's been great for me. The formula has changed a couple of times but the result is still good. I try to avoid the gel products because it takes more sunlight and time to absorb. The biggest factor is to make sure the tire are clean. You've got to get that old grime off before the fresh coat goes on.............Phil
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It's all about the set up time. You've got to allow time for it to soak in. I've used Turtle Wax 2001 for many many years and it's been great for me. The formula has changed a couple of times but the result is still good. I try to avoid the gel products because it takes more sunlight and time to absorb. The biggest factor is to make sure the tire are clean. You've got to get that old grime off before the fresh coat goes on.............Phil
I've tried many different methods of either waiting a day after washing it put it on, or waiting a day before driving it, but never thought about the fact to get all of the excess off. I have layers on there. And I'll have to check out the Turtle Wax stuff. Thanks for the feedback!
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      07-01-2012, 10:37 AM   #4
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Griot's Long Lasting Tire Dressing
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      07-01-2012, 10:56 AM   #5
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      07-01-2012, 11:09 AM   #6
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Hot Shine

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Gives it a good gloss without being over glossy or spraying on the rest of the car.
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      07-01-2012, 12:06 PM   #7
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i like optimum tire shine-they make good stuff,lots of uv protection
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none. i hate shiny tires.
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The zaino tire shine is very good. No sling and doesn't attract dirt.
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Black Magic Tire Shine for a low gloss look - Use it once every couple months. Don't care for shiny tires either.
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      07-01-2012, 02:01 PM   #11
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Oddly, I used to shine my tires years ago but no longer care for the look (or the fact that I'd get dirt/dust on the sidewalls much quicker.) I think part of it is I just don't want any extra attention and shiny tires tend to stick out.

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The zaino tire shine is very good. No sling and doesn't attract dirt.
I'll second the Zaino but after continual use, the tire just doesn't shine like it did whn u put it on the first time.

Looking I try something else
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I'll second the Zaino but after continual use, the tire just doesn't shine like it did whn u put it on the first time.

Looking I try something else

NXT Insane Tire Shine..


It will really last weeks for a spray, the gel even longer and I have tried a bunch of stuff
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the chemical guys tire shine is great, it doesn't flip up on the side of the body panels like the other brands.
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Tried many tire dressings and I personally like Black magic and maguair's brand. I also recommend a thorough cleaning to get the grime off, if you don't your tires will have a brownish look (dirt). I also prefer to use a painters brush to apply the tire shine instead of spraying it on, doing this you will have an even application, less waste and no overspray on your rims. I'm not a fan of the gel as it is too thick and attracts more dirt.
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the chemical guys tire shine is great, it doesn't flip up on the side of the body panels like the other brands.
+1. I just recently purchased this product. It's the best I've ever used.
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the chemical guys tire shine is great, it doesn't flip up on the side of the body panels like the other brands.
+1. I just recently purchased this product. It's the best I've ever used.
+2 it is very cheap if you buy by the gallon also
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      07-01-2012, 04:45 PM   #19
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Adams super VRT, subtle shine, no fling, easy to apply
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+3 to Chemical Guys. I am not a fan of hgh gloss shine, but like a deep black tire to match my rims. I have tried a few things out there and the CG stuff was over the top. Deep black, little bit of gloss, goes on easy, and is not greasy to the touch.
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Thanks Mike ^

WHAT!! Support a vendor and try our tire shine, either Gloss if you prefer a shine or Satin if you prefer a matte look.

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The first progressive finish tire gel, formulated to give a long lasting finishing whatever you chose, a natural sheen on 1st application, satin on 2nd coat and gloss on 3rd, giving you total control over the finish, we believe this could be a game changer.

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