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Old 04-16-2005   #1  
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Which tire dressing to go for?

I need some tire dressing advice...my tires after cleaning them look terrible. Need some recommendations to make the tires look like new (not necessarily glossy).
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eagle 1 is what I use... the trick is

--use a toothbrush when putting it on the tires
--wipe it off with soft cloth

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Yo try Meguiar's Gold Class Endurance Tire Gel. That's what I use.
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^^ That's a bad one. I always get spinoff onto the paint and I barely put any on. I use no touch wet n protect which contains NO petrolium distillates so tires are safe.
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1000 island dressing works best.
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Eagle 1 works best for me.lasts about a week or two or.. if I feel lazy, just spray foam stuff every couple days.
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i use black magic gel ......last about 1 wk
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shining monkey is pretty good you just spray and walk away
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Yo try Meguiar's Gold Class Endurance Tire Gel. That's what I use.
ditto. i think thats the purple stuff right that smells real good lol
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Yo try Meguiar's Gold Class Endurance Tire Gel. That's what I use.
I agree with this. I use meguiars gel tire shine too. It last for like a month, sometimes longer depending on how much gel you apply.

You can even make it have a high gloss or low gloss shine. For the meguiars tire gel, you apply one coat for low gloss, or you can apply a second coat for high gloss. I always do the low gloss shine.

Meguiars endurance tire gel works better than any spray on shine hands down.
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ditto. i think thats the purple stuff right that smells real good lol
Most of meguiars stuff smells good. The tire gel smells good, the wipes smell good, and the NXT wax smells good. I have all those products, and love every one of them for the product performance, and the good smell is a plus.
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I use the black magic tire gel. works well. The gloss lasts three to five days before it is time to reapply.
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ditto. i think thats the purple stuff right that smells real good lol
Yeah their gel definitely smells good everytime I appy it on my tires
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Shining Monkey is the best stuff I have used. I get no sling from it ever and it last a long time.
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i use megiuars hot shine aerosol spray , i usually spray the tires with simple green before so it leaves a nice shine after
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I used Meguiars too, always made my tires look great
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wet n protect all the way 4 me
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i don't use anything. I just wash the tire really well. They look good without that grease buildup from shiners. sometimes at a carshow I may wipe on some armour-all to darken them but never to make them look wet, that just attracts more dirt and grime to get stuck on your car.
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ditto. i think thats the purple stuff right that smells real good lol
Yeah, everything Meguiars makes smells like a stripper's ***, its great
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michelin 3in1 tire shine
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I like how everyone that uses Shining Monkey says now spin off, just like it says in the add. I've never had any tire stuff spin on my paint anyway.
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I like how everyone that uses Shining Monkey says now spin off, just like it says in the add. I've never had any tire stuff spin on my paint anyway.
There are certain brands that I use that sling crap all over my car.
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i use the new meguiars nxt stuff.
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shining monkey is pretty good you just spray and walk away

no spitting money as its called or 2001 is what I use
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Yo try Meguiar's Gold Class Endurance Tire Gel. That's what I use.

Agreed, the best hands down. Try letting it dry overnight before you drive though, as there is some spinoff.
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