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Old 10 April 2007, 14:58   #1
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Can You Use Polish On The Tubes

Sick of cleaning stains off the tubes after having my Humber out so wondered if anyone has tried applying a good coat of wax/polish to them and if it kept them clean for a while, mine are yellow and they seem to get dirty very easy and Im sick of cleaning them after every outing.
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Old 10 April 2007, 15:22   #2
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The link is to a conditioner and UV blocker that leave the tubes with a shine as well as protecting them.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?...chFor=&PT_ID=7
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i used Auto Glym Bumper care, lasts a year or so and a small bottle will do a 7 mtr rib, water beads off it superbly
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I am about to use a secret weapon - as suggested by Alan Priddy and a certain JK.

Floor protecting stuff - think it's something like Johnson Klear as available from most supermarkets.

http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?...floor+emulsion
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The link is to a conditioner and UV blocker that leave the tubes with a shine as well as protecting them.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?...chFor=&PT_ID=7

What I DO need though is a brilliant vinyl seat cleaner - white shows up all the marks. I have tried a few products including armour all etc - all crap!!!
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lanolin and white spirit mixed up, its the ingredients the Rolls Royce and Bentley use after a service to clean and condition leather seats
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lanolin and white spirit mixed up, its the ingredients the Rolls Royce and Bentley use after a service to clean and condition leather seats
Will it turn grey vinyl back to white though???
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The link is to a conditioner and UV blocker that leave the tubes with a shine as well as protecting them.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?...chFor=&PT_ID=7
I've just tried this it brings the tubes up great

Can I have a discount on the next bottle

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I've just tried this it brings the tubes up great

Can I have a discount on the next bottle

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Thats the stuff I use. Very good and very expensive.
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