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Video: Foaming Tire Cleaner

Video: Foaming Tire Cleaner

Tires are tough cookies. They attract and hang onto all kinds of contaminants. Road grime, brake dust, mud, and blooming (the brown discoloration that appears on sidewalls) all conspire to make your tires look dull and dissatisfying. Foaming Tire Cleaner was developed to conquer these stubborn malcontents. This video illustrates how the sizzling power of foam cuts through the grunge and prepares your rolling stock for a beautifying coat of tire dressing. Enjoy.

by 05/02/2019 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: See Tire Morph Into Tank Tread

Video: See Tire Morph Into Tank Tread

Look out Optimus Prime you have competition on the rise. It’s starting with tires that morph into tank tracks, but who knows where this will end? The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has teamed up with Carnegie Mellon University to create Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT) technology.

by 07/05/2018 0 comments Car Culture
Tire Care Secrets Part 3: Inspection and Maintenance

Tire Care Secrets Part 3: Inspection and Maintenance

We sometimes take them for granted, but you can learn a lot about a car by looking at its tires. Whether it’s for myself, friends, or family, I help inspect and maintain quite a few well-loved cars. One thing that never surprises me is how much I can evaluate (and in many cases easily repair) with a quick check of the four corners.

by 11/17/2011 0 comments Car Care, Griot's Garage, Tech
Tire Care Secrets Part 2: Dressing

Tire Care Secrets Part 2: Dressing

You’ve all cleaned your tires after yesterday’s Tire Cleaning article, so let’s get to the fun stuff… tire dressings! The importance of dressings is two-fold; 1) protect the tires, and 2) make them look great. The definition of protection is pretty consistent, but we all have our own ideas of what finish looks good on a tire.

by 05/27/2009 8 comments Car Care, Tech
Tire Care Secrets Part 1: Cleaning

Tire Care Secrets Part 1: Cleaning

“I spent hours detailing my car. Everything looks great except the tires, which are still brown and grungy. What can I do to make them look as good as the rest of the car?” Great question (and one I hear often). The answer breaks down into two parts, which I’ll cover in detail today and tomorrow… Part 1, Tire Cleaning!

by 05/26/2009 8 comments Car Care, Tech