Method for using vehicle tire dressing applicator

  • US 6,461,685 B2
  • Filed: 02/22/2001
  • Issued: 10/08/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/05/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. In a vehicle wash facility through which a vehicle moves progressively along a path, a method of automatically coating the sidewall of at least one tire of a vehicle with a fluid comprising the steps of:

  • automatically pumping a fluid into an applicator pad when a vehicle is moved to a predetermined position along the path in the vehicle wash facility;

    engaging said applicator pad with a sidewall of the at least one tire;

    moving the applicator pad and the sidewall relative to one another while in engagement, to rub the pad over the entire sidewall applying the fluid to the sidewall; and

    disengaging the applicator pad from the sidewall after the fluid has been applied to the sidewall.

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