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post #31 of 141 Old 11-02-2008, 07:02 PM
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post #32 of 141 Old 11-03-2008, 11:00 AM
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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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post #33 of 141 Old 11-03-2008, 12:47 PM
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Ugh, I don't like wheels like those where they have a flat look to them, I prefer the deep-dish look.

Anywho here's mine:
Before:

Of course they weren't this clean or shiny when I painted them, but I don't have any before pics on my computer of the actual wheels.

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Two coats primer, three coats black (I believe Rustoleum brand), two coats clear.
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post #34 of 141 Old 11-03-2008, 03:18 PM
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Duplicolor Wheel Coating, you can find it in any auto parts store.

The color is graphite metallic.
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post #35 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 09:25 AM
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I painted mine the other day. I used Krylon Fusion satin black and it looks really good. All I did was pulled the wheels off, scuffed them up a bit, then painted several coats of paint. The paint has held up well on my bumpers, plus, it's an easy fix to touch them up if they do get scratched. Let me know what you think.

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post #36 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 10:11 AM
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u guys just use rattle cans to paint them?


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post #37 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 11:29 AM
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I wonder what those would look like on 33's with 285/75s?

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post #38 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 02:30 PM
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I redid these for mine



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post #39 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 04:02 PM
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All these look great.

I've toyed with the idea of getting some icons, gotta love aluminum rims.

I work on Mopars
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post #40 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 04:11 PM
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all of these look awsome its hard to believe it was done with a spray can. looks just as good as powder coating and alot cheaper

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post #41 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 04:16 PM
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all of these look awsome its hard to believe it was done with a spray can. looks just as good as powder coating and alot cheaper
i agree, mine turned out way better than i expected. i think the preparation really helped. i toyed with getting mine powdercoated but it was a bit expensive for my budget.
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post #42 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 05:40 PM
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post #43 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 06:05 PM
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posted in another, but what the hay....


Before....


After....


I used Rustoleum rust inhibitor and then Rustoleum Satin Black. About two wheels per can. Also did the front and rear bumpers.
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post #44 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 10:55 PM
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Wow, what a difference a little paint makes. I've always liked black or darker wheel colors.
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post #45 of 141 Old 01-20-2009, 10:57 PM
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Although it's not meant for a wheel I wonder how this would do? It's pricey for a can. How many cans did you guys use to do your wheels?

http://www.brownells.com/aspx/NS/sto...il.aspx?p=1145
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