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Old 07-03-2009, 02:08 AM   #1
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anyone ever heard of scrubbing new tires with steel wool to get rid of the grease? Im just tired of the random slips and shakes with new tires in the turns
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Old 07-03-2009, 02:16 AM   #2
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just take it easy for the first 100 miles or go to a empty parking lot and start doing some figure 8's
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Old 07-03-2009, 03:21 AM   #3
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man.. ah sand paper??? maybe
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just take it easy for the first 100 miles or go to a empty parking lot and start doing some figure 8's
+1, and a burn out or 2


i would think scrubbin it with wool would screw up it's shape
you'd be puttin a lot of little grooves in the tire
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:39 PM   #5
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+1, and a burn out or 2


i would think scrubbin it with wool would screw up it's shape
you'd be puttin a lot of little grooves in the tire
very true thanks for your input
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:45 PM   #6
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just take it easy for the first 100 miles or go to a empty parking lot and start doing some figure 8's
think im gonna do the 8's
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Make sure you heat the tires up before you scrub them in.
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lite sand paper, dont try to make a hole just take the coating off
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I'd try a belt sander. Or just ride easy for about a 100 miles
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We have a few nice curvy roads over here that I hit up the day I get new tires and take the chicken strips off.

If you must use steel wool, then use steel wool but if you use an angle grinder, it will go by a lot faster.
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