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Old 03-05-2009, 07:44 PM   #1
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Tire Shine ?

Hey Guys,
Looking for opinions. I know all you pre-ordered guys are gonna be keeping your Camaros squeaky clean and i was just curious what you guys recommend as far as Tire Shine and/or wheel shine and wax for that matter ???

Thoughts ? Comments ? Derogatory Remarks? lol

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Old 03-05-2009, 07:59 PM   #2
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Well, I recently bought some stuff that is in gel form. Armor-All gel shine or something, I'll get back to you on it. It works GREAT. No overspray on the car or rims and last 3 times as long. Freind of ours owns a detail shop and he turned me on to it.

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Old 03-05-2009, 08:01 PM   #3
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:03 PM   #4
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Well, I recently bought some stuff that is in gel form. Armor-All gel shine or something, I'll get back to you on it. It works GREAT. No overspray on the car or rims and last 3 times as long. Freind of ours owns a detail shop and he turned me on to it.

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yea that'd be greatif it's that good, i'm actually a long time Maguires user and have never cared for Armor-all's products but i must admit i have never tried their tire shine

this it ?
http://www.armorall.com/products/vie...ory_index=tire
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yea that'd be greatif it's that good, i'm actually a long time Maguires user and have never cared for Armor-all's products but i must admit i have never tried their tire shine

this it ?
http://www.armorall.com/products/vie...ory_index=tire
It may not be an AA product. I'll get the name when I get home and post here.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:11 PM   #6
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I used the Armor-All extreme shine for my car when I took the last pictures.
Look at my garage
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It looks great for a couple of days but the dirt sticks to it afterwards and makes it look even dirtier than before.

I wouldn't use it.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:13 PM   #7
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maguires all the way, got turned on to their stuff 20 years ago and have been using it ever since
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:14 PM   #8
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wash with car wash, clean with towel leave alone.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:25 PM   #9
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My wheels on the SS are chrome. For them, I use Zaino.

As for tire shine, I tried many different brands, but went back to Armor All. They offer different variances; shiney to matt.

I avoid any gels as every one I've tried slings.

I do wash the tires at every washing to remove the old protectant too.
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Old 03-05-2009, 09:11 PM   #10
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I'm sold on Adam's products, their VRT works great on the tires - not too shiny, lasts a few weeks.
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I'm sold on Adam's products, their VRT works great on the tires - not too shiny, lasts a few weeks.
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heard good things about them too
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Old 03-05-2009, 09:48 PM   #12
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I swear by Adams Polish products. Their VRT is second to none for vinyl and rubber. Their IN/OUT spray is great for those hard to reach places. On top of the quality of their product, their stuff smells great.
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Meguiars high gloss Hot Shine tire gel. That's the name. Haven't had problem with slinging. I love this stuff. Lasts longer and looks great. Moose, could be the type of tire as to why it doesn't sling on my wifes Lexus but does on yours if it's a taller meatier tire.
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I looked at 'Adams" site...I may order some VRT to try.
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