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Old 04-10-2020, 08:19 PM   #21
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When I got my new tires for my 40 from Diamond Back they recommended Simple Green.

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Old 04-10-2020, 11:07 PM   #22
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simple green and soft brush to get the dirt out the white shoe liquid polish dries in a nice semi gloss really makes them pop
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Old 04-10-2020, 11:36 PM   #23
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I would never use any abrasives on my white walls . I use a degreaser called oil eater. It is a bio degradable product. Spray it on and let it set for a few minutes. Use a hand scrub brush and lightly scrub the white area. Works great on black walls also . Afterwards I would use some rubber protectant . Works fantastic.
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Old 04-11-2020, 06:45 AM   #24
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A few years ago I resurrected the white walls on my boss’s 40 coupe from death. He wanted replace them just because the white was so off color. I tried many of the products mentioned but still looked bad.
My fix. Gloves on large stack of clean white shop rags & lacquer thinner plus lots of “elbow grease”. All 4 looked brand new after an hour a piece. Still look great today. Cheers
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Old 04-11-2020, 06:55 AM   #25
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I believe your solution can fix a lot of appearance issues. Seems we want to believe, spray this stuff on and rinse it off, works like magic, just like on TV.


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Old 04-11-2020, 08:22 AM   #26
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Old 04-11-2020, 09:17 AM   #27
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I use a general purpose cleaner like Simply Green and green Scotchbright pad.
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Old 04-11-2020, 10:31 AM   #28
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Hey Tony you mention an important item, gloves. Any of these super cleaners can destroy the health of your skin. As a teen, at $1.75, I used to hand wash cars. Westley's and a brass bristle brush was always included. No problem, but years of toil and neglect leave me grabbing for gloves. That way I can sleep at night without the pain.

The look of a white wall on the right car is priceless. Some cars look just fine with black sidewalls. These days its a treat to see that halo.
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Old 04-11-2020, 05:06 PM   #29
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I believe Westly is the name of the cleaner that has been around for
years. It has bleach in it and softens the surface of the tires. You can
see the yellow turn white as you scrub I doubt anything will work
better. G.M.
Westleys Bleach white works very well
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Old 04-12-2020, 09:58 AM   #30
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Hey Tony you mention an important item, gloves. Any of these super cleaners can destroy the health of your skin. As a teen, at $1.75, I used to hand wash cars. Westley's and a brass bristle brush was always included. No problem, but years of toil and neglect leave me grabbing for gloves. That way I can sleep at night without the pain.

The look of a white wall on the right car is priceless. Some cars look just fine with black sidewalls. These days its a treat to see that halo.
Good point by A bones. Many of these cleaners pull the natural oils out of your skin. A decent pair of rubber gloves can save a lot of skin problems.
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Old 04-12-2020, 10:21 AM   #31
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Castro Super Clean does work great but be careful with it. It can also remove paint and is very hard on bare skin.
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Old 04-12-2020, 01:46 PM   #32
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As a teenager, I always used Comet Cleanser and a scrub brush - 90 cents for the cleanser (todays prices) . . . I believe you'll like the results!
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Old 04-14-2020, 10:54 AM   #33
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The product sold by Coker's tires was a complete useless effort. Dont waste your money on it....
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Old 04-14-2020, 11:27 AM   #34
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The solution is to run Cooper classic blackwalls. $97 a piece for steel belted radials at Discount. Don't drive on tires older than 8-10 years. White walls or not.
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Old 04-14-2020, 01:54 PM   #35
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I rescued 4 whitewalls that had been dirty for years, yellow and grease marked. I used my random action electric sander, the one I use to finish wood projects. I think I used 220 grade paper and a bit of water. The result was very good. It is possible to sand off too much, so I kept an eye on my progress. I don't know of any other method that would have cleaned up these tires.
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