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Unread 04-15-2013, 09:38 PM   #16
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Agree with the plastic dip.. Here is older pic.. And one after I took them off..

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Unread 04-16-2013, 07:42 AM   #17
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I have used this in the past on some Canyon rims for my old TJ and it turned out great. I definitely second this wheel paint. I have heard great things about this plasti-dip stuff. My biggest concern with it would be if you can touch it up as well as if you were to use the rattle can wheel paint.
If you do several light layers over the part you want to touch up, it will come out like it never even happened. The great thing about PlastiDip is you can layer it on over and over again and as long as no one layer is too thick it will look great no matter how many times you go over it. It meshes with itself very nicely.
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Unread 04-16-2013, 11:36 AM   #18
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I already replaced four of my wheels but my spare is still factory so I think I am going to plastidip it so it doesn't stick out like a sore thumb.

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Unread 04-16-2013, 01:45 PM   #19
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x2 on the rustoleum paint. i used playing cards inbetween the rim and the tire, and used the method of clean, sand, clean....then apply a few coats. Yes.....you can't peel it off like PlastiDip, but you can just paint over it. Any nicks can be touched up pretty easily.

The only warning is when you go to balance your tires, tell the shop to do an "inner" balance. This will place the silver wheel weights on the inside of the rim (invisible) instead of the outside (stick out like sore thumbs). I chose to stick with factory lugs instead of aftermarket black lugs for a bit of contrast....but may change.
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Unread 04-16-2013, 04:21 PM   #20
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I used dupli wheel paint from Canadian tire turned out good but recently had my wheel rebalanced and the shop was a little rough with them. Also my wheels were destroyed from previous owner very rough looking.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 04:28 PM   #21
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I plastidipped my spare today, it was easy and turned out pretty good for a 15 minute project.

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Unread 04-19-2013, 10:59 PM   #22
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Looks good dude
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Unread 04-21-2013, 09:40 AM   #23
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I painted the inner portion of my stock Sahara 18" wheels. Duplicolor wheel paint is easy to use. It comes in Black too.



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Very nice paint job. Like the constrasty look
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Unread 05-22-2013, 02:47 PM   #24
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Can't believe I had never heard of this stuff till recently. Looks amazing. Can't wait to try it.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 10:48 AM   #25
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anyone have pics of the charcoal and metalizer? im thinking about it but cant find any good photos to see what it really looks like before I buy it.
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Unread 06-26-2013, 06:22 PM   #26
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I am new to Jeeps but I bedlined my Xterra wheels and they turned out great. Holds up better than regular rattle can.
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