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Painted wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Jep1094, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Jul 26, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    Jep1094

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    Want to paint my aftermarket chrome wheels. Anybody got pics of theirs painted black?
     
  2. Jul 26, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    use the search function, tons of pics on TW
     
  3. Jul 26, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The paint won't adhere to the chrome. You have to strip all the chrome off via sandblasting or sodablasting or what have you.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2012 at 2:17 PM
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    Jep1094

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    Thanks dude
     
  5. Jul 27, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    Box Rocket

    Box Rocket just trying to help

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    lift, tires, armor and stuff
    Or use a little sweat and elbow grease and sand them down really well before you paint. That's what I did with the chrom wheel I'm using for my spare.

    Before:
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    After:
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  6. Jul 27, 2012 at 11:15 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Was that really chrome plated before? Looks kind of just like polished aluminum.....
     
  7. Jul 28, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    Box Rocket

    Box Rocket just trying to help

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    Yep Chrome plated steel wheel.
     
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