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Unread 10-31-2008, 09:18 AM   #16
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Any painted Canyon or Ravine wheels?

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Unread 10-31-2008, 09:30 AM   #17
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Any painted Canyon or Ravine wheels?
Yeah, I want to paint my Canyon's, anyone painted theirs?
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Unread 10-31-2008, 09:38 AM   #18
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Any painted Canyon or Ravine wheels?
There's a user on here (33sunlimited) that painted his ravine wheels I believe gunmetal. It turned out really good.
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Unread 10-31-2008, 11:34 AM   #19
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I painted my spare (didnt feel like buying a 5th beadlock rim and nice tire to sit on the back)



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Unread 10-31-2008, 02:21 PM   #20
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I used Rustoleum Professional Spray Gloss Black. 2 cans for 5 wheels. I sanded with 60 grit only cause thats all I had laying around at the time. No primer. I've had better luck with adhesion not using a primer. I did about 6 medium coats per wheel. I HIGHLY recommend the Pro paint versus the cheaper ones. You will definitely notice the difference
This is the paint I used for easy reference.

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Unread 10-31-2008, 02:55 PM   #21
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Duplicolor Wheel Coating, you can find it in any auto parts store.

The color is graphite metallic.
I've used both Duplicolor and Plasticoat wheel paint on wheels, dirt bike parts (frame, swingarm, fork legs, etc), bicycle parts, and bumpers. I would highly recommend the Plasticoat over the Duplicolor in terms of durability. It goes on much thicker, and is almost like a hard rubber coating. Very chip and scrap resistant. The Duplicolor seemed much more like regular spray paint, and was more prone to chipping under the same conditions.
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Unread 11-01-2008, 12:16 PM   #22
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Show off your painted rims. I just finished mine and I think they look SWEEEEEET!!!!

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That looks awesome. I've always been a big fan of dark centers with a polished or chrome lip. I did the same thing to my brother's 2000 camaro with Torq Thrust II's. Makes me wanna do this to my CJ
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Unread 11-01-2008, 06:08 PM   #23
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Hi everyone

digitalcox inspired me so i played with photoshop a bit. What do you think of darker rims on a white jeep?

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Unread 11-02-2008, 09:26 AM   #24
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Hi everyone

digitalcox inspired me so i played with photoshop a bit. What do you think of darker rims on a white jeep?

Looks a-ok to me

There is a girl around my area with a white sahara with dark steel wheels and it looks great.
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Unread 11-02-2008, 09:31 AM   #25
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Here are a picture of my painted Canyons. They turned about pretty good I think!



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Unread 11-02-2008, 11:51 AM   #26
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Here are a picture of my painted Canyons. They turned about pretty good I think!
what did you use? how have they held up?

they look good
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Unread 11-02-2008, 03:52 PM   #27
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mine just got painted yesterday. Lift and tires to follow.




The originally ugly bone stock wheels turned out amazing I think.
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Unread 11-02-2008, 03:58 PM   #28
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I cleaned them up really good then sanded them down with some fine grit sandpaper. Then cleaned off any dust and dirt from the sanding. Sprayed them with a couple coats of light primer. Once that dried I sprayed the edges of the rim with a couple coats of high temp green engine paint (don't remember the maker but it was a advanced auto parts). Let that dry then taped of the edge of the wheel that I wanted to remain green. Once everything was taped spray 4 or 5 coats of high temp semi gloss engine paint (black). Make sure you allow about 15 mins to dry between coats (**Note: I did this on a warm day so you may need to wait longer if its cool outside). Once the wheel was covered well with the black paint and dried I pulled the tape off and hit the wheels with 3 or 4 coats of clear coat. Biggest thing to remember is not to spray to closely to avoid running and allow enough time for everything to dry. I did this on a warm day and used a heat gun to help with some of the drying. Took me about 2 days total to complete and about $50 or $60 bucks for spray paint at local parts store. Also they have held up amazingly!!
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Unread 11-02-2008, 07:01 PM   #29
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Unread 11-02-2008, 07:02 PM   #30
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