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Unread 05-13-2007, 06:46 PM   #1
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Looking to paint my Moab's Gloss Black

I Love the look of my Moab's but wish they were black, really Love the look of Black steelies, so I thought what the Hell I'll paint the Moab's black! Anyone done this? What do you think? I've painted the spare w/ gloss black looks pretty bad @@s IMHO. Think I'm gonna go for it? Any Pic's What do you think?

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Unread 05-13-2007, 07:00 PM   #2
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Do it. It'll look great. Do a search and you'll find some. Here is how I did my Ravines:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f15/painted-ravines-257580/
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Unread 05-13-2007, 07:11 PM   #3
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33's unlimited, Nice job! You have more patience then me. I'm probably just gonna blast my wheels in place, lugs and all! Love that black look!
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Unread 05-13-2007, 07:33 PM   #4
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What type of gloss black paint did you use? I've been wanting to do my ravines black for a while but duplicolor's wheel paint doesn't come in black.
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Unread 05-13-2007, 08:05 PM   #5
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Do it. It'll look great. Do a search and you'll find some. Here is how I did my Ravines:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=257580
Looks great! I may do mine like that too. What type of clear coat did you use over the paint?
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Unread 05-13-2007, 08:25 PM   #6
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I've did my winter wheels with an Ace brand black lacquer, was surprised how well they held up to washings after whatever CDOT sprayed on the roads all winter. Looking to use the same Black lacquer on my Moab's unless some else knows of something better?
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Unread 05-13-2007, 08:56 PM   #7
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Not Moabs but aluminum wheels nonetheless.

I used Krylon fusion satin black then used Duplicolor Wheel Clear coat on 'em. Worked pretty darn well.





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Unread 05-14-2007, 05:56 AM   #8
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What type of gloss black paint did you use? I've been wanting to do my ravines black for a while but duplicolor's wheel paint doesn't come in black.
I used duplicolor. It's not black though. It's a dark charcoal mettalic. We did do my friends canyons with duplicolor flat black, and then just cleared over that to get gloss.
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Unread 05-14-2007, 05:57 AM   #9
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Looks great! I may do mine like that too. What type of clear coat did you use over the paint?
I use the duplicolor clear for wheels. They have been holding up very well.
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