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Old 01-27-2002, 08:47 PM
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Default What tire dressings do you all use?

What is the bad ingredient in most 'auto part' store that causes deterioration of your tires (I can't remember)?

Any body use these products or have some recommendations?
3M Tire Dressing:
<img src="http://www.carcareonline.com/graphics/3m_tire_dress_10171.jpeg">
One Grand:
<img src="http://www.carcareonline.com/graphics/og_ext_rubber_tr_10229.jpeg">
Harly Tire-NU:
<img src="http://www.carcareonline.com/graphics/harly_tirenu_11204.jpeg">
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:51 PM
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silicone = bad
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:52 PM
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Ah, duh....thanks!
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:55 PM
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I use One Grand - works great and doesn't EVER cause yellowing or deterioration
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Old 01-27-2002, 08:57 PM
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Default I really like Tire Wax from Turtle Wax....

goes on easily and doesn't sling off onto your paint at all if you put it on correctly (i.e. don't glop tons of it on). Resists dirt rather well and lasts longer than other brands I've tried.
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Old 01-27-2002, 09:01 PM
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Any silicone in the ingredients?
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Old 01-27-2002, 09:04 PM
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Meguiar's Gel - easy to apply and lasts for a couple of weeks
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Old 01-27-2002, 09:07 PM
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Hmmm...good question about the silicone; the bottle actually doesn't say:

<img src="http://pictureposter.audiworld.com/6443/dsc00984.jpg">

<img src="http://pictureposter.audiworld.com/6443/dsc00987.jpg">

I've been using it for two years now and have never noticed any yellowing or deterioration on my tires. I put it on maybe every two weeks or so, and it lasts quite well, even after driving in wet conditions.
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Default Don't know about the 3M, but the other two are highly recommended on the detailing forum.

as well as 303 protectant (see detailing forum) and griots (which I use myself)--very low shine...just makes the rubber a deep satin black.
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Default See Pic: Meguiars's lasted a while, but...

Ate my tires...EEERRRRRRRRR
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