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Do I have to sand my wheels?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by DMBFan37, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. Jul 21, 2013 at 9:41 PM
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    DMBFan37

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    I am painting my stock alloy wheels black and have done a lot of research. But I've heard from some that they didn't sand and the job turned out okay... Anyone here not sanded, just used acetone, primer, and paint? I have denatured alcohol too....
    Thanks
     
  2. Jul 21, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    Justus

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    I'd make sure to use a self etching primer
     
  3. Jul 21, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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  4. Jul 21, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    I bought all of the stuff to do this. I guess i will start sanding. Anyone used denatured alcohol after sanding as an alternative to acetone? Thanks
     
  5. Jul 21, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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    TrdSurgie

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    sanding, washing, self etching primer, paint, clear coat.
     
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