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Old 11-10-2008, 12:17 PM   #1
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My Painted Wheels and New Tires!

hey guys, this past weekend the weather finally let me paint my wheels, it was definitely a fun project, heres my little walk through... i also wanna thank everyones walk throughs and JHodge for helping me out on my questions.

the supplies i used are in the picture below...i first taped off the wheel, then i sanded a little with a 320 grit, too off the residue with the pre wipe, then attacked it with a tack cloth..




i then put two layers of self etch primer



i then put 3 layers of duplicolor wheel paint Black on the wheels and also on the caps.







ill post better pictures once i wash it. New grille and painted emblems next, also 5050 on getting black lugs
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:18 PM   #2
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Oh yeah, that looks excellent!
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:19 PM   #4
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Looks pretty sweet i have been dabating the idea of going black rims on my black truck. This goes on the "pro" side for sure! Nice work.
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:20 PM   #5
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sweet!
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:21 PM   #6
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Get you some spray foam tire cleaner (not polish). Gets them nice and black but not oily shiny looking. You'd be amazed how well it compliments black wheels.
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Thanks guys!

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Get you some spray foam tire cleaner (not polish). Gets them nice and black but not oily shiny looking. You'd be amazed how well it compliments black wheels.
thanks for the heads up, yea the tires are really dirty right now, i gotta get a good wash in, i was just excited of the product and had to post the pics


what you guys think, stock lugs or get some black ones?
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:37 PM   #8
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truck looks awesome bro!!!! black lug nuts will look great!!! get them from wheelers!!!
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Old 11-10-2008, 12:38 PM   #9
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I painted my lugnuts black, kinda wish I'd left them chrome now.
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Looks great!
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look Good!
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That looks awesome!
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truck looks awesome bro!!!! black lug nuts will look great!!! get them from wheelers!!!

Hell yea nice find! thanks, been looking for those


everyone else thanks for the nice comments
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:07 AM   #14
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damn tacoskim that is one aggressive lookin' truck.
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damn tacoskim that is one aggressive lookin' truck.
Thanks man, now just gotta get rid of that grille
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Old 11-12-2008, 02:05 PM   #16
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what's wrong with your grill? looks good to me!
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what's wrong with your grill? looks good to me!
ive had it for awhile now and ive always liked the mesh grillecraft but never wanted to cut the original grille, but now i think its time
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