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New custom wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by yotanator, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    I have been wanting black wheels with red on my truck for a long time. I couldn't find any to buy that had the look I wanted, and more importantly, a pair that I could afford. :rolleyes: So, in light of getting laid off and having much more free time I decided to just go ahead and do it myself.

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  2. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    m_taker1

    m_taker1 Well-Known Member

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    sweet, looks good!
     
  3. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    AriZonaD54

    AriZonaD54 BANNED in 49 states...

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    custom?or just painted?
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    ^ More painted than custom I guess...my bad
     
  5. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    Thanks dude. Where did you find yours? I seemed to have a hard time finding a set
     
  6. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    great job
     
  7. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    ROCKSLINGER

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    Great job they look good!
     
  8. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    ^Thanks, yours look great too! :thumbsup:
     
  9. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    Buzzoff

    Buzzoff Don't go ninja'in nobody don't need ninja'in

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    Heck I think it fits the definition:
    1. made to the specifications of an individual customer (often in the combinations custom-built, custom-made....


    I'd even go as far as calling them Yotanator signature series!!!:p

    Looking good!
     
  10. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    Wow, thanks! :D I'm proud that I did it myself, especially being a girl ;)
     
  11. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    saf023

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    Looks nice. Good job!
     
  12. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Rucas

    Rucas 1st gen > 2nd gen

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    what paint did you use??
     
  13. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    rims look great I just started doing mine today too, can you explain how you did the red please? is that a paint pen or?? where you find it at??:)
     
  14. Feb 8, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    I used Rustoleom (I think that's how it's spelled) matte black. And for the red part I used a Duplicolor scratch touch up tube that came with a pen and a brush and veery carefully did the emblem.
     
  15. Feb 8, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    ETAV8R

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    Nice work
     
  16. Feb 8, 2010 at 10:29 PM
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    SoCaliSnowboarder77

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    Looks great! Good job! I plan on doing the same thing after snowboard season. I'm going to try bronze matte instead though.
     
  17. Feb 8, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    That will look real good I think. Make sure to post pics :D
     
  18. Feb 8, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    SoCaliSnowboarder77

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    Fo sho! I just need patience. How did you prep the wheels? Did you sand them down?
     
  19. Feb 8, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    I washed them, then got some grime out with steel wool (there was lots of mud on those wheels :D). After that I did some heavy sanding, then used a shammy with mineral spirits to get any residual dust off and then used primer, then paint.
     
  20. Feb 8, 2010 at 10:48 PM
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    SoCaliSnowboarder77

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    Awesome! thanks for the breakdown. Maybe I'll try it even before snowboarding season ends. Did you add clear coat?
     
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