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Old 07-30-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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armor all tires

Is it bad to Armor All just the side walls of your tires? Does this affect any on the rubber? For example, I wiped it off the other day and some of the rubber was coming off aswell...
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only posers armorall thier tires.....
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i dont see why armorall would take rubber off of your tire.... on the other hand i also do not see why you would want to armorall the 1/2 inch strip of sidewall around your tire anyway.
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Armor All can actually deteriorate your tires faster, plus there's alway the chance the it will soak in and then come up to the surface while you're out riding. Not something I recommend.
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Armor All can actually deteriorate your tires faster, plus there's alway the chance the it will soak in and then come up to the surface while you're out riding. Not something I recommend.
Exactly why I wrecked the other day!! I had a feelin that couldve been the reason and I knew i wasnt goin that fast. Today they were slippin again so Im gonna get a new rear tire.
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Exactly why I wrecked the other day!! I had a feelin that couldve been the reason and I knew i wasnt goin that fast. Today they were slippin again so Im gonna get a new rear tire.
what u wreck? and when?
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Just clean it off with some degreaser, Simple Green, and rinse it real well. You should be o.k.
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Just clean it off with some degreaser, Simple Green, and rinse it real well. You should be o.k.
I washed them with soap and water and it still feels the same. Im deff not doin it again!
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yes dont armor all the tires if you do only on the sides it will get suck up on the tread and it will get real slippery this is on my own expirience as a noob
I only did the sides and it crawled towards the surface so im not gonna do it at all.
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Armor All'ed the tires once and realized that was a waste of time. You could hardly tell that it had been done. I have time for better things.
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i armorall the tread. i keeps it real like that.
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....patrick is right it's not recommended also it could be a hazordous when leaning on a curve and cause you to wreck...just my 2 cents....you want as much traction on the road as possible...forget about looking good while riding....
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+1, i have seen $1000 + dollar tires on road racing cars be thrown away after one use cause of armor all/any tire shine, it soaks in to the rubber and takes a long while to burn out. try scrubbing them like pat said and hope you didnt ruin a good tire.
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