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    Anyone use tire paint to simulate "red line" tires, or any color for that matter? Pin stripe won't adhere as the tire is slippery. Thanks.
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    I used the pen type paint from Walmart and painted the white lettering on my tires blue, it stayed on them very nicely.

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    I knew you liked BLUE there Green Grabber.....................I bet that blue looked pretty awesome on that green car

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    cant say anything about it, I have never tried it on any tires but I would think there is some sort of paint that would work on rubber and stick of course I'm sure you would have to clean all of that wax, polish, tire shine off first for it to work. Would look good if you can find something to work and have a steady enough hand to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick View Post
    I knew you liked BLUE there Green Grabber.....................I bet that blue looked pretty awesome on that green car
    Those tires were on the Blue Grabber I had, the lettering paint matched the car color lol
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    ok I will give you that but I still see you like BLUE that's ok we won't tell everybody that though..............

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    I've repainted my white letters before, didn't seem to last very long. If your painting stripes on, better be perfect or it will look like a whoopty ride drivin down the street.
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    I do remember they used to have a chalk like stick that you could use on your white letter tires that worked okay but didn't last long if I can remember correctly. I'm sure they didn't make it in colors though and if they did not sure how good it would have worked on the red lines.

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    Decades ago, I remember buying a white oily "crayon" for my raised white letter tires. It worked well for a long time. I have not even seen one of them in a long time.

    Have you considered experimenting with a colorized plasti-dip coating? I would assume that you would need to scrub the tire to get it as dirt and silicon free as possible before applying it. Just an a thought.
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