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jhf56 07-12-2010 12:07 AM

If i bed line my rims will it throw off the balance
 
I am going to paint my rims, and i reall like the way duplicolor spray on bedliner looks on rims, but i was wondering if it would throw them off balance. Any advice?

moonshinefuel 07-12-2010 12:18 AM

If its all sprayed evenly, the balance should be the same.

2006_Sport 07-12-2010 01:05 AM

It most likely will and unless you run dynabeads they are gonna be a ***** to balance with traditional weights. Bedlining wheels is probably something you should skip.

AlexGeorgakis 07-12-2010 01:49 AM

Ever thought of how tough it's going to be to clean those rims?

Unlimited04 07-12-2010 05:58 AM

i bet its going to be nearly impossible to balance. you're adding a lot of weight for no reason. don't do it.

MikeUnlimited04 07-12-2010 06:06 AM

that spray on bedliner weighs nothing. I dont think it would be an issue unless you're COATING it.

JBTJ 07-12-2010 06:54 AM

A friend of mine did his. Said it was the WORST thing he ever did to the JEEP. He sanded the rims down so it would stick to the bare metal. It did for about a year then started to flake off. Now some of it won't even come off, looks like crap. He went out and bought new rims :shhh:

jhf56 07-12-2010 07:40 AM

ok does anybody recommend a paint that i should use. I either want to go black or gun metal gray, i feel that will go well with the color of my jeep.

happymudder10 07-12-2010 08:10 AM

Powder coat

Comanche717 07-12-2010 08:14 AM

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Originally Posted by happymudder10 (Post 9773852)
powder coat

ding ding ding!

Dryseals 07-12-2010 08:20 AM

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Originally Posted by jhf56 (Post 9773042)
I am going to paint my rims, and i reall like the way duplicolor spray on bedliner looks on rims, but i was wondering if it would throw them off balance. Any advice?

Are they steel or aluminum?

jhf56 07-12-2010 12:47 PM

aluminum

jforse 07-12-2010 01:58 PM

Bad idea. They wont balance out and you adding un-needed unsprung weight. Do paint or powdercoat or anodizing.

freeskier93 07-12-2010 02:30 PM

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Originally Posted by jforse (Post 9775616)
Bad idea. They wont balance out and you adding un-needed unsprung weight. Do paint or powdercoat or anodizing.

I don't suggest doing this, but to say it's going to add unsprung weight is a bit ridiculous. Your only looking At maybe 3-4 ounces a wheel , at the most.

Unlimited04 07-12-2010 02:32 PM

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Originally Posted by freeskier93 (Post 9775795)
Your only looking At maybe 16 ounces a wheel , at the most.

and wheels are balanced within 0.25 oz or less typically...if the thickness isn't perfectly even you'll never get the wheels to balance right.


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