This week’s tire safety campaign: Should you use tire black?
Tire black is a part of car washing service. Application is supposed to present the newly –
cleaned look, or even the glossy, car show appearance. But this solution is a chemical
compound that may affect the composition of the tire.
There are only a few documented tire failures attributed to tire black and there are safe
compound made by reputable brands. You may have also heard that some carwash apply
“used oil” as an alternative. Be on the safe side and pass on the tire black on your next
carwash. Tires are not made to be shiny, leave that to the wheels.