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Old 04-23-2011, 06:35 AM
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Hello guys !

I started this thread to share experiences with storing rubber tyres and foams . What do you do to your tires to keep them in good shape ? I clean my rubbers with brake cleaner after using them , while some say WD should be used while storing your tires ? With foams , I just "clean" them with air compressor ...

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BTW : What is the use of those sidewall stickers on 1:10 foams and do you stick them ?
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On my tamiya f1 ruber tires i use 30wt motor oil let it soak for 10-15min then wipe the off. and clean with mean green.
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I like to use simple green or a type of degreqser on the rubber tires. I have even tried goo gone and then wipped it off and let them sit. the tires were sticking to my fingers after that. Now for foam tires, I likw to use a semi hard brissle brush just to get the crap off, other wise nothing else. hope this helps.
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