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    Thread: Armorall Detailers Advatage Tire Shine.... Cant find it anywhere in my town

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      05-12-2012 10:57 PM #1
      Ok I know stupid post but this stuff is hands down the best tire-shine, protectant for black stuff on your car that you can buy without having to go to a detail-shop/car dealer. My dad always says "This must be the same stuff the dealers use on the showroom cars" lol

      Anyway I felt compelled to write this because I noticed within the last year, at least my local Wally's doesn't carry the stuff anymore, so as much as I hate those small auto parts stores I started going there over the last year just to by the "Detailers Advantage" product but as of the last month even my local Autozone hasn't had it. Have they stopped making it? I've searched on the internet and had mixed responses like "They have discontinued it" to people saying they can still find it. Anyone else like or use this stuff and can't find it?

      This is the product I'm talking about..





      My old R129 just to show the right amount of tire shine.


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      05-12-2012 11:01 PM #2
      http://www.amazon.com/Armor-All-7810.../dp/B00062Z3PY

      $10.38 for an 18oz can, even Prime eligible.

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      05-12-2012 11:06 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by helement2003 View Post
      http://www.amazon.com/Armor-All-7810.../dp/B00062Z3PY

      $10.38 for an 18oz can, even Prime eligible.
      Damn $10 bucks though, used to get it at Wally's for about $7-$8

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      05-12-2012 11:25 PM #4
      I always hated silicone based tire shine products like the armor all. I switched to water based stuff (my product of choice has been Poorboy's Bold N Bright for a while now) and have had much better results. Here's a link to what I use: http://www.autogeek.net/pbbnb16.html

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      05-12-2012 11:29 PM #5
      Best stuff on earth.. doesnt look like a cheap used car with jizz/lube all over the tires and it smells delicious.

      exklusiv

    6. 05-13-2012 12:03 AM #6
      Black Magic Titanium Matte, after a thorough clean with Westley's Bleche White. Hate glossy tires.

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      05-13-2012 01:07 AM #7
      Heart pumping antifreeze as I stand here.

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      05-13-2012 03:59 AM #8
      tires should be clean, not shiny.
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    9. 05-13-2012 04:15 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by ..Derek.. View Post
      Best stuff on earth.. doesnt look like a cheap used car with jizz/lube all over the tires and it smells delicious.


      X2, I like this stuff. Gives the tires a nice deep shine without being glossy. Agreed about the smell

    10. 05-13-2012 04:50 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Dave928 View Post
      tires should be clean, not shiny.
      x2. I hate seeing tires with cheap shines

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      05-13-2012 06:30 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by initiation View Post
      X2, I like this stuff. Gives the tires a nice deep shine without being glossy. Agreed about the smell
      Smells like grape juice and its purple too.

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      05-13-2012 07:48 AM #12
      A gallon of this costs prob as much as 2.5 cans of the aerosol stuff. It'll last years and depending on how much you use/rub in, you can have a deep black or a Nopi-shine.


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      05-13-2012 08:15 AM #13
      No shine > shine

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      05-13-2012 08:44 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by initiation View Post
      X2, I like this stuff. Gives the tires a nice deep shine without being glossy. Agreed about the smell
      I use it too, works amazing and the smell is awesome.
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    15. 05-13-2012 09:49 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by ..Derek.. View Post
      Best stuff on earth.. doesnt look like a cheap used car with jizz/lube all over the tires and it smells delicious.

      Agreed on all counts!

      Typos courtesy of tapatalk.

    16. 05-13-2012 09:53 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Gee Spoolin View Post
      x2. I hate seeing tires with cheap shines
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      05-13-2012 10:42 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by The Kilted Yaksman View Post
      Black Magic Titanium Matte, after a thorough clean with Westley's Bleche White. Hate glossy tires.
      +1. Should be able to fine Black Magic Titanium Matte at Big Lots for $5, and Bleche White is found at any Wal-Mart/Target/K-Mart/Auto store.

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      05-13-2012 10:43 AM #18
      Lots of good alternatives here.

      I'll throwin Stoners More Shine Less Time.

      Though I do like High Endurance (after a buff off to get the high gloss out), Megs Hyper Dressing and a number of others not mentioned here too.

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      05-13-2012 10:51 AM #19
      I just started using Surf City Garage's tire shine, its nongreasy, doesnt fling off, last for awhile, satin finish as opposed to real shiny ****

    20. 05-13-2012 04:40 PM #20
      Walmart has a deal on the new Turtle Wax Platinum Series (Silver Bottle). Long lasting tire shine is $5.97. I just picked it up. Nice low gloss satin finish; just looks "clean". As for how long it lasts...time will tell, but I'm satisfied with the initial results. Def worth a try for $6 and not paying shipping.
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      05-13-2012 05:10 PM #21
      I use tire dressing 2-3 times a year ! Any more than this is a waste.
      Tires should be clean not shiny.

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      05-13-2012 05:12 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Gee Spoolin View Post
      x2. I hate seeing tires with cheap shines
      I don't know, to each his own but a car is not clean to me unless the tires are dressed. For some reason it's stupid little details like this that make me turn my head even for rather mundane cars/ trucks in traffic.

      Heres an example of how I like my tire shine, this was my old 3.2 Cab. Notice the tire shine is not dripping off the tires or flung up on the sides of the car. Anyway withought tire dressing this car still would look like it was just washed and not detailed. Say what you want but outside of TCL not only because I am OCD about all of my cars but people stop me all the time and ask me stupid things like "what do you use on your tires they look super clean" or stuff like "damn your car is clean, even the tires look really clean"



      I too don't like slimy looking tires that looks like they are dripping in the stuff, but I absolutely have to dress the tires if I'm going to wash the car and the Armorall detailers advantage has worked best for me. My technique is to apply when the sun is out on a hot day, let it sit for 10-15 minutes then wipe the tires down to remove the excess. Leaves a nice clean, satin black look that lasts 3-4 days.

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      05-13-2012 05:20 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Dave928 View Post
      tires should be clean, not shiny.
      Quote Originally Posted by Gee Spoolin View Post
      x2. I hate seeing tires with cheap shines
      x3

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