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Tuf Shine Tire Clearcoat Product Reviews

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Buy this and be amazed!!! Clean the tires thoroughly with the cleaner until the suds are white...Then clean them again. Also, try not to get any of the tire clear coat on alloy wheels or wheels with machined faces, it leaves behind a film/coating that is difficult to remove...This isn't a 15 minute process, but well worth the time you put in...Take your time applying product...For severely dirty tires, you may want to consider going ahead and buying another bottle of the tire cleaner.
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An absolute must have product. It's been on my tires for a few weeks now with multiple rainstorms looks 95% as good as when I first applied it. The car need a wash bad but the tires look great. Just follow the easy directions and it delivers as promised. Worth every penny. So far I haven't felt anything negative about the tire shine
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Tuf Shine is an excellent alternative to cheap sprays and tire gels. Easy to apply, doesn't turn brown and lasts a good while. It is now the only tire shine product that I use.
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This stuff is expensive, but totally works. Make sure the tires are completely clean before you use it. It is the only proudct I have seen in years that doesn't "sling" all over the side of my truck. Absolutely worth trying if you hate tire dressing sling, and want something that will shine for a long time.
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Long lasting and just the right touch of black, not too shiny. All my high-end detailing get this treatment.
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I have a lifted jeep and I knew I was going to go off roading today. So before going I decided to quickly clean the one tire and apply the clear coat. I cleaned it with the tuff shine cleaner which is amazing as well. After applying the clear coat, I went off roaring for a bit. The tires were very muddy. I then took some water rinse both a protected and non-protected tire off and gave both a real quick wipe down with just my hand while rinsing it. Needless to say the protected tire was back to clean and well the other tires needed the same treatment now. Recommended for anyone, especially if you go off roading and hate having dirty tires.
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This is the best product I have ever used on my tires. I'm meticulous with my cars and as such, I wanted something that was going to last a long time, as opposed to getting washed off after the first rain. I never cared for all the super glossy finishes or gel products. This was exceptionally easy to apply, and after several months of rough use, it looks 95% as good as the day I put it on.

There is absolutely one thing you MUST do, which the instructions dictate: the tires must be completely cleaned of any grime, old dressings, dirt or anything else. The cleaner does an excellent job, but you can't kid yourself and do a quick job on this. As an example, I had 2 brand new tires mounted on my summer wheels that had not been put on my car yet. Knowing full well that new tires would likely have some releasing agents on them to help remove them from their molds, I did what I thought was a great job on cleaning the tires, especially since they weren't mounted on my car and having them horizontally flat on the ground made it even easier to clean. After they looked great, clean and dry, I applied the Tuf Shine coating twice. Looked perfect. I mounted the tires and drove around for a few days and upon inspecting them, I noticed some brown spots as well as some areas where the coating was flaking. This was on only about 5% of the tire, but still, it didn't look that great. The problem areas were around the tiny lettering disclaimers on the tires, as well as on the edges of some of the serrated sidewall sections of the tire. Guess what I thought were clean tires, apparently weren't. Now, mind you, I detail cars as a side business, so I am a perfectionist when it comes to cleaning.

With that said, my recommendation is as follows: Clean the tires with the Tuf Shine cleaner until the foam is white as per the instructions. Rinse. When they look good, clean them again. Feel free to use the included brush, but what I also used was a small fingernail cleaning brush to get into every possible bump/crevice/etc. Brush them in one direction, then brush 90 degrees, then again in the other direction, then 90 degrees from that, then brush them diagonally both ways. Then rinse again. When they look really clean, repeat the process yet again. And when you think they look clean, clean them one more time !!

I can't stress enough about how the tires need to be absolutely positively cleaned completely. I spent about 1 hour of cleaning per tire. Yes, it's a long time, but your reward is new looking tires with a shine that will last for months and months and months. My neighbors and friends think I clean the tires/wheels every few days, when in fact, all I have to do now is just wipe them with the same car wash soap I use when I wash my car. Now takes me all of 10 seconds per tire to clean them up.

Well worth the money to buy Tuf-Shine, and definitely highly recommended !!
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Best tire shine product I have used. I am on my second bottle of the clearcoat and I love the ease of use and the long lasting finish. Just don't let any dry on your wheels or fenders, it's a pain to get off. As mentioned it's a bit pricey but IMO it's worth every penny.
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Purchased this awhile back for my wifes car. With her summer rims and tires the tires have that lo profile serrated sidewall that seems to be so common. Be it the car is white in color if you use any type of dressing or protectant the result would be dark slings all over the paint no matter what I tried. Giving this a shot I scubbed the tires down with my usual tire brush and purple power diluted 3;1. Tires looked pretty clean at this point but following the instructions I used the tire cleaner and brush included in the kit. I had to scub each tire 4 times! I don't think this was a problem with the cleaner or brush but rather all the little nooks and crannies in the tire sidewall hiding all the grime and old products. The cleaner kept pulling more "brown" out of the tires. I read the product review prior to purchase so I knew I had to scrub until they foamed white. Once thoroughly cleaned and dried I applied the clear. First coat looked pretty good. I had to get a feel for the sponge to keep from getting on the polished wheel lips. I kept a terry cloth nearby to get the errant marks. I added a second coat and was pleased with the result. Drying time between coats seemed to be about 10 minutes in 90* heat with alot of humidity. I added a third coat just to see what happened, but there was no change in luster. So 2 coats is definitely the ticket. As far as durabilty. Well I had to install the rims and tires after the cleaning. Even with all the handling during installation there was no difference in the finish. So I am thinking the shine will last for a while. And as it says on the box, I didnt have any greasy black mess on my hands. The tires stayed clean. Good stuff so far.
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I bought this product when it was on special July 4! Love a good deal! I cleaned my tires with the Tuf Shine tire cleaner. I thought they were quite clean but the cleaner removed a lot of dirt. I applied two coats of Tuf Shine and got a slightly glossy finish on the tires. The tires look clean and black! Tuf Shine soaks right in and leaves no residue. They have a new tire look rather than looking like something is caked on them. Very happy with the product. You only have to use a little so if you are hesitant of the price, the bottle will go a long way. Now for the long term test of how long the shine will last.
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I purchased this product as I was tired of dealing with gel based dressings that slung off or worse yet, stained clothing if you brushed against a dressed tire. My first application consisted of 3 coats, which yielded a great shine, while being completely dry to the touch. The foam applicator was very easy to use, allowing you to use the minimum amount of product to cover the tire. The biggest surprise with TUF SHINE TIRE CLEARCOAT is how many tires you will be able to do with one bottle. Very little goes a long way. I haven't redressed the tires since my initial application as the has been no reason to. A great product and a better value than you might think.
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Great matte finish! Doesn't leave a greasy residue, and has a nice rich look!
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Great product if you are looking for a "velvety black" look on your tires.Seems to last a lot longer than traditional "dressings" and NO SLING!
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Great product. The most expensive tire product that I ever used before, but worth it! Leaves tires with a nice black long lasting finish. Would purchase again.
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This is expensive but last much longer that other tire treatments. Worth trying if you are frustrated with tire dressings that require new applications after each wash.

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