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Need help deciding what style to paint my new wheels!

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by trdtaco10, Oct 30, 2010.

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Which style should I paint my wheels?

Poll closed Nov 6, 2010.
  1. Matte

    31 vote(s)
    79.5%
  2. Glossy

    6 vote(s)
    15.4%
  3. Other

    2 vote(s)
    5.1%
  1. Oct 30, 2010 at 6:22 PM
    #1
    trdtaco10

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    So I came across an awesome deal(practically stole) on a set of 5 silver TRD FJ Wheels that have some scratches on them and I want to paint them black. I can't decide if I want them matte or glossy. I like both so I thought I'd post this poll and see what everyone else thought. Thanks in advance!

    Finished product at the bottom of the page!
     
  2. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    GAmtber23

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    What color is your truck?
     
  3. Oct 31, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    trdtaco10

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    Silver
     
  4. Oct 31, 2010 at 11:58 PM
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    Taco4x4NC

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    I think you should paint them anthracite gray:D


    [​IMG]
     
  5. Nov 1, 2010 at 12:01 AM
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    Leadgolem

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    With a silver truck, I'd leave them shiny.
     
  6. Nov 1, 2010 at 1:46 AM
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    MadeInMaine

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    curious to see what people say also....
     
  7. Nov 1, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    CityTRD

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    I like the idea of matte on the wheels. I had matte black wheels on my old red wrangler for years and IMO it was a cool look. Easier to clean as well.
     
  8. Nov 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Fabulous

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    I voted matte, but only because you don't have a satin selection...
     
  9. Nov 1, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    x2
     
  10. Nov 1, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    trdtaco10

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    Well as a matter of fact the paint I'm gonna use is a satin black from duplicolor. :D
    I thought about this and I like the anthracite gray but I think I want to stay more with the black, chrome, silver thing....for right now at least.:D My toolbox is black. Thats one big reason I'm leaning that way
     
  11. Nov 1, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    I am sure they will look awesome! Can't wait to see pics!:)
     
  12. Nov 1, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    Oh the pics will be on here as soon as I get them done! Got 2 sanded and primed today!
     
  13. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    Big question! My wheels have turned out great but my center caps are not turning out so great. They are turning out a whitish color after adhesive promotor and primer and multiple coats of paint. Can anyone help?
     
  14. Nov 4, 2010 at 12:30 AM
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    What color was your primer?

    EDIT: Did you go satin black with the paint?
     
  15. Nov 4, 2010 at 4:13 AM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    Should paint them speed way blue!:p
     
  16. Nov 5, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    Heres the finished product with some newly installed 5100s from DSM!!

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Nov 5, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    turned out great :thumbsup:
    im planning on doing the same to my rims, but im gona go for a lil more matte black.
    how did u fix the center cap problem, or did u just add more coats
     
  18. Nov 5, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    looks great dude...

    so did you go with matte or gloss?
     
  19. Nov 5, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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    Thanks! Krylon flat enamel and then a couple really light coats of duplicolor clear and I did the TRD with one of those duplicolor touch up pens. If you want a true flat finish you might what to go with the krylon or rustoleum flat black.
    Thanks man! I went with the duplicolor satin black. I think the metallic additive in it made it a little more glossy than matte but its no where near what I consider gloss.
     
  20. Nov 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    Nice! Those look really good, nice job.
     
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