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Satin or gloss paint?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Kjsayers, May 11, 2008.

  1. May 11, 2008 at 3:43 PM
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    Kjsayers

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    I having my wheels looked at on Thursday by a Toyota rep because of a defect in them. Whether or not I get them replaced ( I will throw a stink if I don't, but anyways) I plan to paint them black. For those of you who have done this did you use a gloss or a satin finish? I am also not going to clear them just so I can touch them up easy.
    On a sidebar I also want take the fender flares off and put some Herculiner or simular product on them for durability. Has anyone done this and how did it turn out?
     
  2. May 11, 2008 at 4:00 PM
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    eordonez

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    Satin!
     
  3. May 11, 2008 at 4:05 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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  4. May 11, 2008 at 4:51 PM
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    I used semi-gloss on the rims on my X

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  5. May 11, 2008 at 6:10 PM
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    Kjsayers

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    looks sweet!!!!
     
  6. May 11, 2008 at 6:11 PM
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    RedruM29

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  7. May 11, 2008 at 7:08 PM
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    ChrisDeSoup

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  8. May 11, 2008 at 7:13 PM
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    ChrisDeSoup

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    It's waranty right? Are they going to extend your waranty on the wheels so the bubbles don't come back????? You could have them custom gloss/satin (like the FJ rims but in black) if toyota's footin' that bill
     
  9. May 11, 2008 at 8:56 PM
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    ChibbMD

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    Just out of curiosity why wouldn't you just get the wheels powdercoated? It's way less work and more durable than paint.
     
  10. May 11, 2008 at 11:00 PM
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    Havent had the time to its my DD to work, I'm going to have them done in july when i get my vaction.

    But thats the same coat of paint i put on last summer and have only had one chip on a rim so im not to worried about having them done
     
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