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ways of removing writting from tires without harming them?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by dexter, Dec 14, 2005.

  1. dexter

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    my roomy just got a set of the new tioga street tires and wnats to remove the ugly writting all over them. he is running them tubeless so we are trying to figure out what will work best. and no he doesnt want to use a sharpie on them
     

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    OBVIOUSLY you run them through a deep puddle of mud (and never wash your bike again)

    EDIT: if that dosen't work I'm sure you can get Bullcrew to rasta ano them for you
     
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    simple green or any degreaser pretty much, worked on mine and it wasn't even on purpose :blah:
     
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    the more you ride the more they go away. always seems to work for me.
     
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    Sharpee has worked for me, and rubbing alcohol will take logos off some tires.
     
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    I've never tried this, but what about some type of a buffing tip/bit and a Dremel tool on low speed.

    toby
     
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    Tell your friend to stop worrying how his bike looks and go ride.
     
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