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  • Bubba White: The Miracle Whitewall Brightener

    What does the creative redneck use to brighten whitewalls when the wife's fingers are already worn to the bone?

    Would her white shoe polish work in a pinch? Or is there a good whitewall tire paint at the part store?
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    Ray White
    - 1929 Sport Coupe
    - 1929 Closed Cab Pickup

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  • #2
    the white wall cleaning debate...
    i just read on Brattons site under tires to use simple green... if anything with bleach is used it will screw up the rubber...

    another option is to turn the wheel around:p
    3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
    Henry Ford said,
    "It's all nuts and bolts"
    "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

    Mitch's Auto Service ctr


  • #3
    I use Simple Green on Goodyear's, and the dirt melts away.


    • #4
      Simple Green on new whitewalls to keep them white, Comet Soft Scrub with bleach on old Bubba whitewalls and then Simple Green to keep them white. Use lightly, green scratch pad, wash off and roll with curlers!!!! ;)
      "Bullshit and Brilliance Comes with Age and Experience"


      • #5
        Mr. Clean Magic Erasers work well without using chemicals that could affect the rubber.


        • #6
          Originally posted by Michael M View Post
          Mr. Clean Magic Erasers work well without using chemicals that could affect the rubber.
          I never heard of "Magic Erasers" until about 4 years ago when my neighbor told me to try them on my boat steering wheel. Nothing would remove the dirt and age to make it white again, until I tried Magic Eraser. That worked wonders.


          • #7
            I use Simple Green but I cut it with water. I think full strength is a little much. YMMV
            It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice.


            • #8
              I have found that Simple Green works wonders. Also, the 99¢ Store carry plastic ScotchBrite that will not eat the rubber.
              You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!


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