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Posted By: David Holcombe
Posted On: Friday October 4, 2019 at 10:35 PM
 
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Sorry, John, but it didn't. Turns out the MM white sidewalls have a curved exposure on only one
side. When reversed, the flat side does not fit smoothly nor does it catch firmly on the wheel. Good try, but now it's back to the cleaning stage. I appreciate the attempt. David

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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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