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Anyone know what Discount Tire uses? They applied some on my tire and it's been great!

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I like the McGuire's Gel, the sprays get all over the place and don't seem to do as good of a job at lasting.
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i use the meguiars hot shine as well - although it works fairly well short term, im still searchin for a long term shine

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Am I one of the only people that don't like their tires to shine? I actually use black magic's matte tire finish. Protects, and keeps the tires non greasy, doesn't collect dirt, and doesn't spin off on the car either

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My choice for "getto-drip" is Armor All Tire-Shine Gel with applicator foam sponge.

It works and does not make a mess.

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My choice for "getto-drip" is Armor All Tire-Shine Gel with applicator foam sponge.

It works and does not make a mess.

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That stuff is crap. It works great, but needs to be reapplied after an hour. No sling, but it like evaporates or something.

armor all is FTL. Meguiars all the way baby. Let it stand for at least a half hour, in the shade works best.

There's a direct correlation between sling & heat, and clean tires & long lasting shine. Hot day = more sling, gel applied to dirty tires = short shine.

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Update, decided to try this out:



and so far I'm more than happy. It's just as good (so far) as Meguiars, but sooooooo much easier to apply. It's not runny like their Endurance gel, it's much thicker and with a groove in the middle of the applicator you spill absolutely nothing unless your tourette's is having that time of the month again.

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Cool - Glad that you like the Armor All stuff. +1 Rep

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Anyone know what Discount Tire uses? They applied some on my tire and it's been great!
isnt meguiar's one of their sponsors?
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Update, decided to try this out:



and so far I'm more than happy. It's just as good (so far) as Meguiars, but sooooooo much easier to apply. It's not runny like their Endurance gel, it's much thicker and with a groove in the middle of the applicator you spill absolutely nothing unless your tourette's is having that time of the month again.
Thats what I use too and it def works good for me too, like someone said before just make sure you pull up a little bit the get the bottom and make sure when u just washed the car to scrub the tires too and this lasts about a week for me as long as the weather is nice.

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Meguiar's HOT SHINE



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isnt meguiar's one of their sponsors?
oh yeah? All i saw them do is dip this toilet brush end into a bucket and apply onto my tire!

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I've been using Pinnacle's wheel gel and it works great and also have some cleaning agents in it as well.

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i tried black magic and meguiars hot shine... its been years since someone has posted on this thread, anyone got anything better?
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Ive used almost everything out there. Turtle Wax ICE sprayed on a rag then applied is the best stuff ever!

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