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Posted By: David Holcombe
Posted On: Friday October 4, 2019 at 5:41 PM
 
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That works! Many thanks, John. MM has a rather complex tire
system and uses a glue to hold the white rubber in place. I will work to smooth the transition (I hope). But they are definitely white now! Hoorah for John!

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Learned gentlemen of the Forum: Recently I rescued a spent MM Packard (pic) and now am proceeding by David Holcombe #26483
Are they whiter on the inside? Can you reverse them? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26483.1
That works! Many thanks, John. MM has a rather complex tire by David Holcombe #26483.1.1
I'm glad it worked out for you, David. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26483.1.1.1
Sorry, John, but it didn't. Turns out the MM white sidewalls have a curved exposure on only one by David Holcombe #26483.1.1.1.1
Sorry but worth the try, I hope. Part of the fun is in discovering how these things work! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26483.1.1.1.1.1
Try soaking them in bleach David - for a short time, or use.. by John Roberts #26483.2
Thanks, John. I'll give the bleach a try. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26483.2.1
There is something called Westleys Bleache White by John Quilter #26483.2.1.1
A mild abrasive rubbed with a paper towel on the yellowed rubber. by Richard Nosker #26483.3
Try Simple Green All Purpose Cleaner. Non abrasive & better than Bletchley White. Use on my Coker's (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #26483.4
whitewalls by Fred Lewis #26483.4.1




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