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how do you smooth a rubber tire? Answered

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seandogue
seandogue

3 years ago

Drive it carelessly for 50K miles? ;) Or do as Downunder35m suggests.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

3 years ago

Get some proper rubber "activator" like the stuff the use for priming before putting a plug in your tire.
Clean the rubber and apply the primer evenly.
Before the working time of the primer is over apply a thin coat of liquid rubber cement.
Now follow straight with the rubber compound, make sure you stick to the correct temperature when applying - both for the tire and the compound.
Seal everything with a suitable teflon coated rubber sleeve and bake in your oven for about 3 hours.
Don't get me wrong but a second hand racing tire comes cheaper....

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rickharris
rickharris

3 years ago

What kind if tire? Car, bike, motorbike?

generally you don't because the tread is an integral part of the tire. To get smooth tires they have to be made that way. grinding off the tread will weaken the tire.

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cerberustugowar
cerberustugowar

3 years ago

??? do lots of burnouts or buy racing slicks???