Tire dressing

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Re: Tire dressing

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Stubacca wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:55 pm
You have to be careful with tyre dressing that contain a lot of silicon, as this can actually colour your tyres, you end up with brown tyres :|

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0009IQXJ0/ ... vDbJC7SVZK
One way or another, brown tyres are a sign that you haven't cleaned them. Gyeon's tyre cleaner is excellent stuff - just follow instructions (basically, apply, wait a min or so, scrub, repeat until the foam is white, not brown). https://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/gyeon-q2m-tirecleaner

Prefer Gyeon Tire than Megs Endurance, but have now moved on to Gyeon express for a more natural finish https://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/gyeon-q2m-tire-express

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Re: Tire dressing

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Meguires tyre gel also gets my vote.

Just don’t apply too much otherwise it will splatter like a mofo when driving.

Gyeon stuff looks good so may give that a try next.

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Re: Tire dressing

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Twenny wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Meguires tyre gel also gets my vote.

Just don’t apply too much otherwise it will splatter like a mofo when driving.

Gyeon stuff looks good so may give that a try next.
I thought you used your hairgel on your tyres? :D
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Re: Tire dressing

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Stubacca wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:55 pm
You have to be careful with tyre dressing that contain a lot of silicon, as this can actually colour your tyres, you end up with brown tyres :|

I swear by this stuff:

Meguiar's Endurance High Gloss Tyre Gel
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0009IQXJ0/ ... vDbJC7SVZK
Another vote for this.

Apply it sparingly so it doesn’t spray down the side of the car when your drive it, but it lasts a decent time too. I’ve had my current bottle for four years!
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Re: Tire dressing

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Ezzra wrote:
Twenny wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Meguires tyre gel also gets my vote.

Just don’t apply too much otherwise it will splatter like a mofo when driving.

Gyeon stuff looks good so may give that a try next.
I thought you used your hairgel on your tyres? :D
Hair gel/tyre gel

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Re: Tire dressing

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A lot of great options... If you can maybe post a pic after application so we can the end result / the shine level. To me too shiny ain't good.

Thanks!

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Hers a pic of my car after cleaning which included the tyres being dressed with Meguires Evo gel.

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I’ve given some G Technique stuff a whirl this time around and it seems really good. Easy to apply and no tyre sling so far.
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Re: Tire dressing

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Always swore by Meguiars Endurance...until I used Gyeon Tire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8A0HHADa4j4

Also recommend this Youtube channel, learned so much from Esoteric.
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