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Re: PZeros & Extroverts
Frank Amoroso writes:
<< This is tangential I know. Some PZeros come with the "PZero" as raised
yellow lettering. Does anyone know how to apply this highlighting after the
Michael Stocker writes:
<<The coloring is a strip of colored rubber cured into the tire's sidewall with
thin layer of covering black rubber. After the tire is cured, the lettering is
ground down with a fine stone to create the proper finish and to remove any of
the black covering.
It would be very difficult to apply any kind of paint because it would crack
due to tire flexing.>>
Michael's right, but JCW and some parts stores carry "tire markers"
for this purpose. Never tried it, but appears it would easily wash off...
kind of like the "protective dye" new tires have on them.
Seen guys use it at car shows... most use white to "touch up" their old
(vintage) tires, but they seem to reapply every show.
Lake Mills, WI