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New Wheel Paint Design.....Very Cool.

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by badguybuster, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:12 AM
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    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I bought a new wheel for my spare and decided to try out something a little fancier than just blacking it out. It took about an hour to do all the necessary taping but I think the results were worth it. Tell me what you think.

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  2. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:13 AM
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    phynyx38

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    Cool, I like the way it looks. :thumbsup:
     
  3. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:15 AM
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    usctacoma

    usctacoma Be a thinker, not a stinker

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    way to think out of the box. Good job, i like it.
     
  4. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:17 AM
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    badguybuster

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    I thought it looked pretty neat. I may do it to all of the wheels, if I do, I will post some after pics. Don't forget, rep points are always appreciated.
     
  5. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:30 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    Looks good but can you get a picture with out so much glare? :) Thanks
     
  6. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:30 AM
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    TacticalBacon13

    TacticalBacon13 Sorry for party rockin'

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    looks good:thumbsup: now get them mounted up and see what they look like.
     
  7. Jul 2, 2009 at 7:42 AM
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    I like it. I have seen the reverse of that too where the inside of the spokes are painted darker and thf face of the spokes are left as is. both look pretty good to me.
     
  8. Jul 2, 2009 at 12:46 PM
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    badguybuster

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    I can't get a pic of them mounted because so far I have only done the spare. It is pretty time consuming, I need a full day to complete.
     
  9. Jul 2, 2009 at 11:45 PM
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    ToyoRunner

    ToyoRunner another guy with a tacoma

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    that's a cool idea. nice!
     
  10. Jul 3, 2009 at 4:26 AM
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    Here is a better pic. This is after 4 coats of paint and 4 coats of clear coat.

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  11. Jul 3, 2009 at 4:40 AM
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    Ummm...good work. It's not my flavor- but with the right truck I can see it probably looking pretty schweet.
     
  12. Jul 3, 2009 at 5:46 AM
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    Looks good!
     
  13. Jul 3, 2009 at 7:44 AM
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    it looks good, i would have a abetter idea if it was all 4 mounted but i like it
     
  14. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:09 AM
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    I finished all 5 wheels, so here is a pic of the 4 that are on the Tacoma. I think it looks pretty sharp.:D Keep in mind, I painted these by hand.

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  15. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:11 AM
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    I wasn't really diggin' the pics of the spare wheel, but seeing this paint job actually on the truck looks really cool! Great job!
     
  16. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:23 AM
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    looks great!:thumbsup:
     
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    looks great. nice work!
     
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    thats sick! id like to see how they would turn out powdercoated like that.
     
  20. Jul 5, 2009 at 2:46 PM
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    The local p.c. shop refused to do it. They said they could not guarantee it would work. Plus, it is cheaper to fix the paint then the p.c. I am VERY satisfied with how it came out. One thing you could do is to powder silver then just do the black paint.
     
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