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My cheap rim mod

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by skb7527, May 28, 2012.

  1. May 28, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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    skb7527

    skb7527 [OP] Political Correctness Sucks!

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    I never did like my Gulf Coast rims and couldn't wait to get rid of them, but really couldn't justify spending big bucks on rims especially with both of my girls in sports and other school functions. I came across one free spare rim with a tire and decided that I wanted to go with that look. It took me six months to get all four rims. I got two for free and paid $25 each for the other two. Not a bad deal.

    After I washed them they were sanded with a red/green scotch brite pads. I then painted them with krylon bbq & stove rattle can paint. I also sanded and painted the center hubs. I have a buddy who works at Toyota and he hooked me up with the instal. I like the way they turned out...Sorry for the cappy IPhone pics...

    -The paint:[​IMG]

    -One of the rims painted:
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    Right front tire:[​IMG]

    Left rear tire:
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    Final result:

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  2. May 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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    ToyComa92

    ToyComa92 Write your love, Then your anger.

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    They look good but in my opinion just a hold off until you can get some KMCs or at least some sport wheels if you like that look or some OffRoads of hell if you save up enough and wanna stay with Toyota get some antercite wheels off an FJ
     
  3. May 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    Kavik

    Kavik Kavik

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    :thumbsup: Nice job!
     
  4. May 28, 2012 at 1:30 PM
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    IndigoTac07

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    That's actually a really smart idea, and they look really good! Good job man
     
  5. May 28, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    joes06tacoma

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    Not bad for 50 bucks!
     
  6. May 29, 2012 at 5:57 AM
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    rbishopp

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    So far I've added an Advance folding bed cover and since removed it. Gave it to my son in Maine, he has an 05 2wd. GT perfect fit seat covers. Weathertech floor mats and window vent visors. Waag center brush/grill guard. Hose clamp tailgate mod. Turned off the seat belt chime. Added Ultra-Gauge. Trailer hitch. Softopper. Replaced sun visors with slide out style. Toyota bed extender. Had Firestone Destinations and now Michelin LTX AT2 in stock size. More mods to come; Fog lights, locking storage in bed, intermittent wipers. Now looking for Radio/HU upgrade. and maybe a lift way down the road.
    That would be great for snow tires. I used to have a set of steel rims with some really sick snow tires mounted on them. I'd put them on in December and take them off in April. Saved wear on the alloy and summer tires I had.
    Time to start shopping around again.
     
  7. May 29, 2012 at 6:04 AM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    Good job.
     
  8. May 29, 2012 at 6:35 AM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    Been wanting to get a set of steelies for so long I like the look
     
  9. May 29, 2012 at 7:10 AM
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    great way to get somne real steelies
    on these trucks, great job i might go this route myself.
     
  10. May 29, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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    skb7527

    skb7527 [OP] Political Correctness Sucks!

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    Thanks guys! My wife and girls like the look. I told my girls that I'm glad they like how it looks, because that's what they are going to drive when they are in high school...:)
     
  11. Jun 24, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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    PRBulldog36

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    Looks good, glad your happy. I told my Son the same thing . Lol !
     
  12. Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
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    skb7527 [OP] Political Correctness Sucks!

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    Thanks! My daughter told me that when I give her my truck she's going to trade it in for a Mustang. I told her yeah right.. haha

    My wife wants me to paint the fender flares black. I'll probably do it. I'm just doing some research on the best way to do it.
     
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