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Cleaning tires

Discussion in 'Beginner's Corner' started by RuyHD, May 13, 2019.

  1. RuyHD

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    Hi guys!

    How do you clean your tires especially the trimmed/sandwich ones and maintaining it?
    I would like to know more at the moment I used wet wipes.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Drew

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    I just use a dab of zippo lighter fluid with a toothbrush. Wet wipes are also decent if there's a restriction on what you can use for cleaning though, or a bit of water and a toothbrush for harder to remove dirt.
     
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    Thanks! The material of the tires do not interact with lighter fluid? I mean the lighter fluid will not make the tires longer/expand?
     
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    Only if you soak them, if you're only dabbing the toothbrush in and cleaning them off, it's not a problem.

    Oh, and on the point of expanded tyres, this video might be an interesting watch for everyone here:
     
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    Thanks again sir :)
     

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