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POR 15 on rims

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tomwilson74, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. Apr 19, 2013 at 4:39 PM

    tomwilson74 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Mar 22, 2012
    First Name:
    West Virginia
    2012 TRD double cab
    ARE topper LED light bar Spidertrax
    I plan on putting POR 15 on my steelie's before having new tires mounted on them. There is a small bit of rust and I just want to try to keep it from growing. Do I need to use anything on the rim before coating with the POR 15? I have sanded and am ready to paint tomorrow.
  2. Apr 19, 2013 at 4:52 PM

    Texoma IG: cwehlin

    Feb 1, 2011
    First Name:
    Lago Vista, TX
    10 Taco 4x4
    Poweraid TB spacer, a bunch a cool stickers, a bada ass MetalMiller Tx Longhorns grill emblem painted Hemi Orange, JBA long tube headers with o2 sims, Diff breather mod, Red LED interior lights, Fancy head unit that plays ipod n movies, Also DIY install factory stuff like, factory cruise control, factory intermittent wipers, OME nitro struts with 886x springs and toy tec top plate, LR UCA's for better alignmnet and dey beefier too, Old Man Emu Dakar leaf springs in da rear with the gear, U bolt flipper, Ivan Stewart TRD rims with 33" K Bro 2's, some bad ass weather tech floor liners so I don't muck up my interior, an ATO shackle flipper for mo travel in da rear wit the gear, also super shiny Fox 2.0 shocks back there too, all sorts of steal armor for bouncing off of the rocks like demello sliders, AP front skid, trans skid, n transfer skid, demello gas tank skid, and a tough as nails ARB bumper with warn 8k winch, I'm sure there's more but it's alre
    After you sand, clean the rims so that there is no dirt or dust, a chemical cleaner like 100% alcohol or mineral spirits works best. Wipe them down with a white rag of some sort until they come clean. Then you are ready for paint. Optimum temps for paint is about 70*f, but as long as the temp is above 55*f, it should adhere good.
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