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How to paint your rims

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Blackdawg, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. Jun 2, 2012 at 12:38 AM
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    truck looks so much better with black rims.
    will post pics here in a bit


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  3. Jun 3, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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    nice man!
     
  4. Aug 31, 2012 at 6:11 AM
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    I love to paint my 2012 sr5 rims black, but i put on snowtires every fall and put the summers back on during the spring. Do you think the paint will hold up?
     
  5. Aug 31, 2012 at 7:28 AM
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    Would really depend on how well you painted them. If you do that make sure to take the weights off as I'm sure you rebalance every time too and if you leave the weights on you'll have big spots that aren't painted.

    If done right I think they will last tho
     
  6. Oct 10, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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    i know this is an old post but i plasti-dipped my rims black... as soon as that starts to look like it needs a touch up im gonna peel it all off and paint my rims. this thread right here is a huge help! maybe a project for next spring!
     
  7. Oct 10, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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    Do it man! :cool:
     
  8. Oct 25, 2012 at 11:02 PM
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    Plan on waking up early to do this before work at 8pm tomorrow!
     
  9. Oct 26, 2012 at 4:45 AM
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    not that is a big deal but what about the wheel weights when you get new tires, that part is going to be unpainted.
     
  10. Oct 26, 2012 at 5:27 AM
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    so im going to wash them before i sand them.... but you do rinse them off at least after you sand them right? i mean it makes sense cuz then theres dust everywhere... i know it seems like a dumb question but i just wanna do it right...
     
  11. Oct 26, 2012 at 5:29 AM
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    and you can probably ask them to do the wheel weights that go inside of your rims instead of whacked on the lip. i mean as long as it still balances should make no difference... of course if you already have the outer wheel weights on and they take those off ur gonna have a mark of the old color =P
     
  12. Oct 26, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    You can pop of the weights yourself just mark where they were with some tape. Other wise yes you'll have to do a touch up

    Yes I would wash it or at least blow it off with compressed air

    Can count on that. Some rims with some wheels need both..
     
  13. Oct 26, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    Effing pissed... Started raining halfway through my first pair of wheels.... Weather wasn't calling for rain til tomorrow afternoon.
     
  14. Oct 26, 2012 at 3:50 PM
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    Damn that sucks man :eek:
     
  15. Nov 17, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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  16. Apr 15, 2013 at 10:48 AM
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    Looks G:):)D I want to paint my rims Matte Black.
     
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  17. Apr 25, 2013 at 4:38 PM
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    Very nice, i did something very similar. just painted em black not grey.
     
  18. Apr 25, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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    Thanks. Yea it works a
    With anything :p
     
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    I realize an old thread, but appreciate the info. Thanks!
     
  20. Jun 11, 2013 at 1:30 PM
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    No prob man!! Old or not still handy haha
     
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