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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 20th, 13, 07:06 AM Thread Starter
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Overspray on tires?

My tires have a bunch of overspray on them from over the years. Is there any good way to get this off? Paint thinner maybe?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 20th, 13, 09:43 AM
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Re: Overspray on tires?

You can buy grafitti remover available at many places including lowes ,home depot and ace hardware that should work
http://www.liftoffinc.com/product-graffiti-remover.php
http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/...int-tires.html
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old May 20th, 13, 05:54 PM
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Re: Overspray on tires?

you may want to keep it any good paint??
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old May 20th, 13, 06:52 PM
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Re: Overspray on tires?

I would say try brake fluid but, I haven't experimented with it yet.

I know some truckers that swear by brake fluid for restoring weather checking or mild dry rot on tires. One of them told me to mix it 50/50 with WD-40 and apply daily until results are achieved. He also asked me if I've ever seen a master cylinder rubber diaphragm in bad shape, I said no, he said because rubber loves brake fluid.

Since brake fluid is bad for paint maybe it'll work for you.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old May 21st, 13, 11:55 AM
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Re: Overspray on tires?

Good point about rubber loving brake fluid. I heard someone mention using it on tires and I thought it would be too harsh but never thought that it doesn't each up the rubber diaphram.
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