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painting wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 98Tacoma, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. Apr 9, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    i have done alot of research and cant find many pics or what the best paint would be. but i plan on painting my stock wheels on my first gen a satin of gloss black but still debating. what is the best paint to use that will be very durable and still look real good. has anyone every used the vht wheels paint? also if everybody could post a pic up of there wheels painted not just for me but for anyone else planning on painting theres would be great. thanks
     
  2. Apr 9, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    Bronathan05

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  3. Apr 9, 2010 at 9:55 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Here's mine, krylon gloss black, no primer. Just sanded and cleaned really well. They still look good 2 months later.

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    Recent pic:
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  4. Apr 10, 2010 at 7:44 AM
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    gtmiller1001

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    here are mine nearly one year later:

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    different rims, but same concept. i used duplicolor self etching primer and then used krylon bbq and stove paint. i went for the flat black look though, turned out great.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2010 at 3:40 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    those looks really good like how you kept the cap silver.
     
  6. Apr 11, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    looks like that the paint is pretty durable. how many coats did you do i was thinking bout doin a can per wheel and giving a few hours between coats to make sure it is covered thourghly
     
  7. Apr 11, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Thanks. I think it looks kinda like a police interceptor with the center caps lol.
     
  8. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    any one have any more pics?
     
  9. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    i went to napa and got a self etch primer and then used an actual black wheel paint thats supposed to repel brake dust. 12 dollors a can. only needed 1 can of each. fairly cheap way to go. sticks well and th cheaper you go the cheaper to fix up.
     
  10. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    yupp

    truck 1.jpg
     
  11. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    do you remember he name of the paint?
     
  12. Apr 13, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    um. the primer was - Dominion Sure Seal Ltd. Grey One Step Automotive self etch primer

    and the paint was - Dupli-Color High Performance Wheel Coating (Black)

    The black isnt flat flat but not glossy either. enough for durability.
     
  13. Apr 13, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    oh ok thanks man im going to go 2mar and check that out.
     
  14. Apr 14, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    Where did you get the center? It really sets it off! Dont look oem at all.
     
  15. Apr 14, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    From Toyota. They are oem on the fj trail teams ed.
     
  16. Apr 18, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    what do you hafta do to the wheels before painting them?
     
  17. Apr 18, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    remove any clearcoat by using wire bursh or sand paper that may be on the weel and have to clean them very well make sure all dirt is removed then use acetone wipe down the whole wheel. then you should be ready to go with your perferrd paint
     
  18. Jul 23, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    finally got to take a pic of mine finished


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