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Old 11-06-2018, 11:03 PM   #11
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I think our last garage dressed the tyres with used engine oil as it dreadful to get off once all of the grit had stuck to it.
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Old 14-06-2018, 01:37 PM   #12
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So rang them up and they seemed very happy to help.
They said Peugeot/Citreon use the same valeting company for all their dealerships, and the supplier for their company is Trafalgar Direct. Had a look and you can order online. Seems very reasonable. £16.80 for 5l.
Only down side is £8 shipping if u order under £50. But free shipping above £50.


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Old 14-06-2018, 04:20 PM   #13
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If it lasts ages it won’t be autosmart stuff.
Well thats just stupid because right now my car is wearing Autosmart Highstyle and its lasted for more than 6 weeks
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Old 14-06-2018, 05:17 PM   #14
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6 weeks?

What miles have you done in 6 weeks lol
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Old 14-06-2018, 05:31 PM   #15
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If it lasts ages it won’t be autosmart stuff.
I have to agree with this (if you're referring to Highstyle). I was using this 10 years ago but ditched it as it wasn't lasting any longer than 2-3 days, and if it rained then forget it....it was gone.
Then I read lots of positive comments on here about it and thought, perhaps they've tinkered with it and have managed to get more longevity out of it.....but no! No matter how thoroughly I clean the tyres, Highstyle just won't last
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Old 14-06-2018, 05:33 PM   #16
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We use it (I work in the car trade). It would last 6 weeks if the car didn’t move. In fact, no it wouldn’t.
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I’m not a big fan of shiny tyres. I’ve started using Auto Finesse satin and so far impressed needs two coats allowed to dry for a really even finish. Lasts pretty well no obvious dressing but the tyres stay black.


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Nielssen Brilliance ia also a trade favourite. I find it lasts a long time. Bear in mind that if the car is brand new then so are the tyres so the dressing will cling better as they are clean
Yep, I'd imagine that they won't be using anything special. It'll be the cheapest bulk stuff available that does a reasonable job.

However, apply a nice oily tyre dressing to spanking new, clean tyres and it'll last A LOT longer than smearing some stuff on grubby tyres that have just had an old mitt passed over them.
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Yeah Autosmart stuff is great and a is my goto for a quick clean - but 6 weeks?! I do about 60 miles a day all motorway and in 2/3 days my daily tyres need done again lol.
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Dont do a massive amount of miles but atleast 200 per week. The only thing thats lasted longer is Autosmart Trim Wizard but its more expensive

If you're doing 60 miles per day, I doubt you'd get much longevity out of anything bar a tyre coating like Tuf Shine.

Trick for longevity for Autosmart Highstyle is to clean the tyres properly, make sure they're dry and coat it twice. Building it up makes it last atleast up to the next wash.
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