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How to paint truck rims?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Gavinfritz101, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    Gavinfritz101

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    I am wondering on how to paint my stock rims black.
     
  2. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    You can have them powder coated or you can just clean them up, tape the tires off and rattle can away.
     
  3. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:27 AM
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    What kind of paint?
     
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  6. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    I hadn't until I saw that thread but having taped off the tires to paint rims in the past, I can tell you it's a pain in the ass to get it right! So far this is the cleanest wheel painting process job I've seen (besides unmounting the tires).
     
  9. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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    I might have to do the same soon.
     
  10. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    So can y'all explain the whole procedure please :) sorry I'm new to all this...
     
  11. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    Me too... my TRD Sport rims are starting to show some corrosion :(
     
  12. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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  13. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    Click the link there but. He shows you how to do it.

    Mine are actually chipped in a few spots. I was thinking of having them coated but I don't have spare rims.
     
  14. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    I have spare trd sport rims no tires though if you ever need to borrow While you get yours sprayed
     
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    Hmmm. Maybe in the future. Thanks for the offer bud.

    Edit: My tires are for 16s.:(
     
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    Yep that be a prob
     
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    Plasti Dip!
     
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    clean them with urin, thats the best cleaning solvent known to man. try and get tiger urin if you can, that works the best.

    once they have been coverd in urin let them sit in the sun for a few hours to "cure".
    once cured you get a bucket of this wonderfull stuff called "pasti-dip". it was originaly for dipping tool handles in to make them have more grip. well take the bucket with your favorite color in it and jsut pour it out onto the wheels one at a time. this stuff is so badass that it will self level so dont worry about runs or drips. also dont worry about taping off or using cards, that shit is for noob ricers. plasti dip is so mega-core that any excess will just come off once you start driving.

    also if your tires are getting low on tread you can just poor an you have left over onto the treads to add some more rubber to them.
    I hope this helps and good luck :cheers:



    EDIT: I am not responsible for any damages to your vehicle resulting from any of the above products listed, this goes to include urine ( any species), plasti dip, fire, hammers, and anything else that you can find in nature or pay for with money.
     
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    Couldn't have said it better myself!
     
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