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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 5:32 PM Thread Starter
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Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Does anyone have a recipe for homemade whitewall tire cleaner? I had been using Westley's Bleach White but since Black Magic is now making Bleach White it is not as strong as before and does not do the job. I use to go to a car wash that made their own cleaner and it was good, take your breath away, however he is no longer in business. Any recommendations of a off the shelf cleaner, lots of country roads here and I like clean tires with bright white walls or letters.
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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 5:39 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

For what it's worth, I have always had good luck with Comet powder and a good brush in a pinch.
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I always used Brillo pads.
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post #4 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 6:50 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

0000 steel wool w/tire dressing of your choice.

Brillo pads


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SOS pad works great!
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post #7 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 8:43 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Comet & a stiff brush, Look like new.

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+3 for Comet and stiff bristle brush.

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X2 on the spray nine. Best cleaner to use on white wall or redlines.

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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Brillo pads or Fantastic spray with a brush.
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post #12 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 10:04 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Simple green and a scotch brite pad.
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post #13 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 10:40 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Since 1964 this and/or a brillo pad


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post #14 of 21 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 12, 11:32 PM
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Re: Homemade whitewall tire cleaner?

Tech Tire Whitewall Cleaner. Also works well in the engine compartment and chassis. Spray on, let soak and hose off at the power wash...I've used D&L Hand Cleaner, also, leaves a nice low gloss shine on the rubber.

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x2 on the Comet and a stiff brush

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