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 Post subject: Crusty sidewalls repair.
PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:24 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Location: manchester uk
Hi folks I heard that sidewalls on old tyres can be repaired. I have a couple of sets that are a bit dry and crusty. I've heard they can be repaired somehow. Question is how and is this only for show queens or can they be used as intended


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:06 pm 
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Apparently painting on a layer of liquid latex (used in special effects make-up) to the sidewalls can give them some longevity. I bought a bottle but haven't gotten around to trying it myself. I have a feeling it will look a bit 'milky'. Its a winter project...


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:20 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks I might give that a whirl. It makes sense to coat it in laytex but how long it lasts is a different story.


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:15 pm 
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Baby oil!!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:36 am 
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I might try this on my Canis from Onza Tyres as they are already perishing and disintegrating around the beading only after 12 months on.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:05 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:08 pm 
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