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Got some new wheels!

Discussion in 'X-Runners' started by schiz94, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. Aug 22, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    tigerfan00

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    i dont believe powdercoating is any more durable or holds any advantages over a good paint job

    make sure you sand them well...clean them...and then prime and paint...

    once you do that if you ever hit something and it scratches the paint...a rattle can will touch it up perfectly...
     
  2. Aug 22, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    you got that right save alot of money for sure
     
  3. Aug 22, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    X2. If you plan on taking your Tacoma off road, this would be my preferred method.
     
  4. Aug 22, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    im def taking mine off road with xr rims and 255/55/18 tires haha. if they include the sandlblasting in the price of 50 per wheel i will powdercoat them. but i will still have to color match the center caps
     
  5. Aug 22, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    ya, youll have to color match the center caps since they are plastic. not hard at all tho.
     
  6. Aug 22, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    yeah just sand, clean a few coats and clear right? i think i might wanna make the emblems red.. what do you think? i have these seat covers..[​IMG]
     
  7. Aug 22, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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  8. Aug 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    i should be getting some 20% tint here soon. 20% on the sides and 5% on the back
     
  9. Aug 23, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    droppin the wheels off for powder coat today. 200 otd blasted and every thing. gonna get some tint tomorrow i think. 35% up front and 15% for the back window. 161+tax :( WA State legal tint :( for the loss
     
  10. Aug 23, 2010 at 9:00 AM
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    hey at least you can have tint on the front windshield. in CA, we cant have any tint
     
  11. Aug 23, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    not on the windshield.. on the two side windows i can only have 35% on the back as much as i want(gonna go 15% or 20%) and none on the windshield. i wish i could
     
  12. Aug 23, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    oops, thats what i meant. front windows*
     
  13. Aug 23, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    oh damn you cant have any? haha thats why i dont live in socal anymore.. haha too restrictive. nice place to visit and stuff but living there was kinda... eh
     
  14. Aug 23, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    just called around and i can get 24% up front( they give you a grace for how much you can go just in case your windows come like 70% from the factory) and the back as dark as i want for 160 OTD. so i think im gonna go with them... tint plus.
     
  15. Aug 23, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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    Dude you need to start your build page! I use to live in wa just put 5% its a 2 seater truck you can go dark as you want and if you do 35% on the front window you will be cool how they going to check it cant put a tint meature on it!:eek:
     
  16. Aug 23, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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    the law is you can go as dark as you want on the rear window only. the two side windows have to be 35% or higher. im getttiing 24% since there is a loophole. the shops in town wont go below this.. :( and i dont think i can get the windshield tinted either. i will once i get some decent pics of the truck and get the wheels on and shit.. dont worry haha
     
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