autogeekonline car wax, car care and auto detailing forum Autogeek on TV
car wax, car care and auto detailing forumAutogeekonline autogeekonline car wax, car care and auto detailing forum HomeForumBlogAutogeek.net StoreDetailing Classes with Mike PhillipsGalleryDetailing How To's
 
Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Newbie Member NinjaNate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    Portland
    Posts
    11
    Post Thanks / Like

    Can I polish out my Tires

    I have Toyo tires on my Motorhome. I got a little to close to the curb, and now I have shallow scratches on the wall of them. Can I buff or sand them out and still have them be glossy when I dress them?

    Sent from my A574BL using Autogeekonline mobile app

  2. #2
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Posts
    282
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Can I polish out my Tires

    Rubber, much like plastic, is difficult to remove imperfections and impossible to retain OG finish.

    I’d let that go through to the keeper mate, you’re the only bro noticing.

  3. #3
    Super Member FUNX650's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ohio, USA
    Posts
    21,058
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Can I polish out my Tires

    Quote Originally Posted by NinjaNate View Post
    I have Toyo tires on my Motorhome.
    I got a little to close to the curb, and
    now I have shallow scratches on the
    wall of them.
    RE: Shallow scratches
    •IMO:
    -Buffing/sanding? No.
    -Instead: it might be best to ‘hide’ them.

    Remove the tire from the wheel; then
    remount it with the blemished side of
    the tire now on the inboard side of the
    wheel: Out of sight...out of mind.

    Note:
    Don’t forget to have it balanced
    before it’s put back on the vehicle.


    Bob
    "Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk."
    ~Joaquin de Setanti

Similar Threads

  1. Wheels and Tires First - What you need to machine scrub tires by Mike Phillips
    By Mike Phillips in forum How to articles by Mike Phillips
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-17-2019, 05:26 PM
  2. Polish tires
    By sito in forum Auto Detailing 101
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-15-2015, 01:14 AM
  3. Tires dressing and old tires
    By ziggo99 in forum Auto Detailing 101
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-03-2011, 10:49 AM
  4. New Tires
    By ScottB in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 03-25-2010, 08:13 PM
  5. Need new Tires
    By Reddwarf in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 03-11-2007, 06:22 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

» November 2021

S M T W T F S
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1234