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Tuf Shine Tire Kit

So I've been meaning to try this stuff for quite some time now. I was waiting to get my new tires, because there has to be about 1,000 coats of various other products on my old ones. New ones got mounted, so I ordered the kit and got to work.



I started by lining them up. You can see in the close up where there was some chalky residue on them.









I'm showing the white suds and the white brush after a thorough first scrubbing. Again, these are NEW tires, so I wasn't expecting to see too much funk, but from what I've read about this kit, the results are ALL about the prep. So even though they looked clean, I kept scrubbing. Rinsed with very hot water, and dried with an electric leaf blower. On to cleaning #2.













After the second cleaning, I dried them and wiped them down with a white towel. You can see the towel is still white. I found some shiny spots that appeared to be adhesive. I cleaned all that off, and did a third and fourth scrubbing.









Again, I hit them with the leaf blower, dried them up really well, wiped them with a white terry....no funk on the towel at all. At this point, I can eat off of them.

Next post....results!

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Old 11-11-2014, 08:37 PM
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Re: Tuf Shine Tire Kit

Now it's on to the shine part of this kit. You're provided an orange sponge applicator. A little goes a very long way. It'll tend to foam up when you rub it over the raised letters. Just keep going around the tire until it evens out. No runs! Keep it smooth.

Here's what you get after 2 coats. This stuff is very watery and very runny, so it goes on very easily and very evenly.



Another coat



And the 4th and final coat...







I like my tires a little shinier so I went for the 4th coat. The more coats, the deeper the gloss. You can tell they were clean...here's the applicator after the 4 coats. Still looks like it did when it came out of the box.



I've got plenty left. I barely put a dent in the shine product, but used quite a bit of the cleaner. The remaining shine product will be used for touch ups and additional applications as needed.

This stuff claims to be a permanent tire coating. It's non-greasy, so there is no reason to believe you'll get dirt sticking to your tires. The maintenance is supposed to be as easy as washing your ride. You just wash your tires with car wash, and you're done.

I can't speak to durability...I just put this stuff on and I won't be mounting these back up until spring. I'll be back in a few months to do a review on the durability and throw some more photos up here. Initial results however, are very good. If this stuff works, I'll be VERY happy to not have to worry about applying dressings on my tires anymore.
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Geezus... where are my sunglasses?
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Geezus... where are my sunglasses?
...and I haven't even polished the wheels up yet.
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Re: Tuf Shine Tire Kit

OK, so now I polished up the wheels. I used Meguiar's Ultimate compound (2 passes), Meguiar's Ultimate Polish (1 pass), Blackfire Sealant (1 pass), and Meguiar's Ultimate Wax (2 passes). The compound and polish went on with the Meguiars DynaCone. This was my first time using one of these. It's the perfect tool for the job. The shape works really well with the SRT style wheel. It even got into the lug holes. All that and it cleaned up like new and had no damage whatsoever. The pics below are in order of progression with the last 3 being the final product. These wheels are about 4 years old now.













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Pretty impressive!
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How long does the tire shine last?
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How long does the tire shine last?
I am going to find out! It's supposed to be permanent.
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How long does the tire shine last?
Also, the instructions say you shouldn't have to clean the tires like that again...just clean with regular car wash soap and water, and touch up the coating as needed if you scuff the tires or something. They are going to sit until probably March...so I'll re-review after I've put a month or two of driving on them.
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I am going to find out! It's supposed to be permanent.
It better be! It's gonna be spring 'till your dish pan hands heal. As always a thing of beauty bro.
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It better be! It's gonna be spring 'till your dish pan hands heal. As always a thing of beauty bro.
Thanks buddy...I have to wear gloves to open my car door so I don't scratch the paint. My hands are like 300 grit.

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Re: Tuf Shine Tire Kit

A little off subject,but what was the deciding factor on getting polished over chrome wheels? I am getting the SRT Reps and have some chrome on my Jeep. Will the polished look like the chrome or should I go with the chrome wheel? Oh by the way,beautiful job...
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