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ok...my wheel painting kinda walkthrough

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by The_Hodge, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. Feb 4, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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    rlbaxter09

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    What brand of primer and paint did you use on your wheels? I have been planning to paint my own wheels and my tool box but haven't made a decision on the type of paint to use?
     
  2. Feb 4, 2014 at 10:51 AM
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  3. Feb 18, 2014 at 7:43 AM
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    Seeing the third gen section forced me to get a Ford...
    the ones in your pics are alloy.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2014 at 7:47 AM
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    just take your time. dont rush and make sure you have time for the paint to set well before driving. wouldnt want to get dust and dirt embedded.
     
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  5. Feb 18, 2014 at 11:49 PM
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    how long should the wheel be left to sit before re installing and driving?
     
  6. Feb 19, 2014 at 5:25 AM
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    when i did mine, i put them on in the afternoon and let them sit on the truck overnight.
     
  7. Jun 7, 2015 at 1:10 PM
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    Looks awesome
     
  8. Jun 7, 2015 at 3:26 PM
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    i used engine high temp paint on mine (gray). it was at autozone ($5). two cans is more than enough
     
  9. Jun 7, 2015 at 4:17 PM
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    So @jhodge83 , how are the wheels holding up since you painted them, and what kind of paint did you use?


























































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  10. Aug 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM
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    Did mine today. Turned out nice I think.

    image.jpg
     
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  11. Aug 23, 2015 at 7:39 AM
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    I read this thread (so far) with a great deal of interest. I'm debating the idea of painting my "stock" TRD Off Road wheels. I'm not quite as much into the complete blackout look as some, but like a few of the trucks I've seen with dark colored wheels. So....The thought is to MAYBE paint 'em either a "graphite grey" or even using the Magnetic Grey from Toyota. (My truck is Silver Streak") Possibly, do the wheels, sliders, and a winch mount in that color..... Going away from the raise white letter tires to a solid blackwall. Then, if all works out according to plan, a camper shell POSSIBLY done in the dark grey to match.....Just thinking out loud here....

    BTW, to the OP, your truck looks great!
     
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    thought id pitch an easier alternative me and my buddy found when painting wheels, instead of tape shove some flash cards in between the lip of the wheel and the tire, they will stick upwards at an angle just high enough to prevent over spray from hitting the tire, will also take less time than tape. i know this is an old post but figured someone might find this usefull
     
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  13. Sep 10, 2015 at 8:06 AM
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  14. Sep 10, 2015 at 1:33 PM
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    ehh...less on the help and fingers crossed on the college route. my 5 y/o daughter wants to help more than he does.
     
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    What paint did you use spray paint? Plastic dip?
     
  16. Mar 17, 2016 at 5:28 PM
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  17. May 26, 2016 at 7:43 AM
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    I'm going to take the plunge and try this :fingerscrossed:
     
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  18. May 26, 2016 at 7:46 AM
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    Did you scuff the wheel?
     
  19. May 26, 2016 at 3:06 PM
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    Front two done and gotta say I'm extremely pleased with how they look and yes I wet sanded with 600 grit like the can says image.jpg
     
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    image.jpgblack lug nuts will be here next week 120 bucks :censored: smh
     
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