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Old 11-13-2004, 11:06 AM   #1
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Default storing my tires????help

well as you know winter is here and am wondering how to keep my tires nice and soft so that next sesson they are not dried out any comments?????????????????????????????????:confused :
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keep rubber tires in bags,air tight...

Keep Foams in the dark..not exposed to any light....
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Old 11-13-2004, 11:31 AM   #3
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You can use suntan losion on foams when you want to used them again. I have also seen guys use WD-40 on them.
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ya ok but i dont want to unglue my rubbers from my rims,,,so simply put them in large sandwich bags at room temp. and in the dark................what about baby oil is that any good for the rubber??????????
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Foam or Rubber , place in bags or leave in car carrier bag and place in bedroom closet. To me if you leave in garage, winter and summer temps take the life out of the tires,the oils or stuff that keep them soft.Just my thoughts"
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whats the point of putting foam tires in the dark? will they lose there grip or something like that or like harden up?
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Old 11-17-2004, 06:14 PM   #7
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with my off road tires to store them from week to week i tend to coat them in motor spray scrub em and then spray on a minimal amount of wd-40 then place them in freezer bags. it helps keep them consistant so the compound doesnt change. i dunno if it works for all, but it works for me
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Foam tires should be kept in baggies with as much air taken out of the bag as possible. You could use what they call space bags to put them in then vacume the air out of them, then store them in a cool place like your basement.
If you bought GQ Tires just leave them in thier plastic bags they come in.
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