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post #1 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
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painting aluminum rims black?

How do you properly paint aluminum rims black so that the paint last and doesnt peel. What paint should i buy? I want a black glossy look for my american racing outlaw 2 wheels. Your help is greatly appreciated. Any pics of your wheels and paint that you used would be great

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post #2 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 04:07 PM
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x2. i'd like to see how this is done. i need mine black, and powdercoating is just to expensive
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post #3 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 04:13 PM
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Here ya go:

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gracias señor
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post #5 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 04:38 PM
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De nada!!

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post #6 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 05:29 PM
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Here are a few pics of my stock Gamblers. I used red scothcbrite to rough them up. Then painted them with Satin Black Fusion. Then cleared them with Duplicolor Wheel Clear. They have only been done about a month but have been wheeled 2x, driven in the rain and daily driven with about 70 miles a day.
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post #7 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 05:36 PM
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I have aluminum american racing rims, and painted them black. I sanded down with a more grittier paper then less course paper. Used light grey primer, then 2 coats of gloss black rustoleum. No scuffs yet.

Dont have any side shots or close ups so these are the best i have. overall, very happy with how they came out.



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post #8 of 8 Old 09-28-2010, 07:03 PM
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Like this...

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