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can you paint these???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by blackwatertaco, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    blackwatertaco

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    I was wondering if I would be able to paint these wheels on my Taco.:confused: Also would black look good on this style or should I swap them out for others?

    Thanks.

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  2. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Don't know if you can paint... I bet you can, but I'll defer to those w/ more experience on here. IMO, just about any wheel looks good black, so I say go for it.
     
  3. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    Lot's of people have painted there wheels on the truck. Give it a shot, just take your time.

    Edit: Funny, when I saw your picture I thought that looks like Pasadena, went back and looked it it was!!
     
  4. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    I would think if u could sand them down a bit you should be able to paint them black... Have you thought about getting a pair of the sport wheels or off road wheels both look sick painted black...
     
  5. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    jacob_wood

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    look around on the website you're bound to find some
     
  6. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    sure...those are paintable. i owuld removed the wheels from the truck tho. and black will look great. do the right prep work, and they will turn out good.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    blackwatertaco

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    Actually that is my parents house in Friendswood...That was the day I got my truck. The F250 in front of my Taco was mine:pout:But I have a Casa in Pasadena.



    And thanks ya'll I tried to find some sport wheels...I love the way they look. Are they 17's I would like to stick to 16's and run KM2 rubbers.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    ^Sports are 17's off roads are 16's
     
  9. Jan 13, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    I ad the wheels in the pic from the factory. They are chrome finish, which does not hold up well to painting. Search google for "painting chrome" and you will find that most don't recommend it without sandblasting first.
     
  10. Jan 13, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    ^^^ that's what I was thinking. But What do ya'll think about painting the steel rims...I really don't care for they way they look ("unpainted") but I think they look good black. I just don't want a "gay" looking truck.
     
  11. Jan 13, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    what rims are those? :puke:
     
  12. Jan 13, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    I don't know??? My dad liked them when he orderd the truck...I personally don't like them. :notsure:
     
  13. Jan 13, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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  14. Jan 13, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    They are a option that Gulf States Toyota puts on some trucks at their port of entry. Only available around the Gulf Coast area.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    Here's a close up...

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    Sorry
     
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    i hope not ,i would get some other rims:cool:
     
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  19. Jan 13, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    I did mine about a month ago and they came out great. You need to first wash them really well with dish soap and hot water. Then let them dry and sand them enough to rough them up. Wipe them down with some acetone and your ready for paint. I used krylon gloss black but any wheel paint will also work. (DO NOT SKIMP ON THE PAINT). Put on a lot of light coats until you are satisfied with the result. (I did probably 8-9 light coats. One thing I wish I did was a primer but they seem to be holding up. (I already made a trip to the mountains with snow and salt with them).
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  20. Jan 14, 2010 at 7:51 AM
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    :p your wrong...LOL Ya I don't like them. But I was looking at some procomp wheels, With fake beadlocks for $86. It sucks with my tires and wheels it adds up to $1200. I tried to find some off road wheels on craigslist dallas and Houston and had no luck.
     
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