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Should I paint my wheels like this?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by muliefever, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. Feb 5, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    muliefever

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    Has anyone painter their wheels like this? I think I am going to. What do you think?

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  2. Feb 5, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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    You should probably paint the front AND back wheels the same.

    J/k.... It has some good potential! ;)
     
  3. Feb 5, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    dunkhi

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    yesyse red and black looks great
     
  4. Feb 6, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    muliefever

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    Ha ha thanks! It took me to long to do the front wheel! I think I will give it a shot!
     
  5. Feb 6, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    go for it..............should look good.
     
  6. Feb 6, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    bobwilson1977

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    If you do paint them, you might want to have them powdercoated. Regular paint will just come off with rocks, dirt, and debris. Powdercoating is a lot more durable.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    stock, for now

    not true. I spray bombed my stockers flat black, and there still holding up 2 years later:D
     
  8. Feb 6, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Yes, it will look good... :thumbsup:
     
  9. Feb 6, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    My wife says no -- don't do it... but she doesn't know what she's talking about... :D
     
  10. Feb 6, 2009 at 3:17 PM
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    Now she says it depends on what color you choose... not blue like my truck. (she must have missed the part where it says you want to paint them black.)

    :D
     
  11. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    Red with black wheels looks sweet! Go for it!
     
  12. Feb 6, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    do you have any pictures?i'm thinking of doing the same, just not sure how well the hold up.
     
  13. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    If you do scratch your wheel where it requires touch up, it would be easier to touch up a painted wheel IMO than it would be trying to match the color of the powder coat.
     
  14. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    yea i agree...alot cheaper too....i'm definitely going to do this
     
  15. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    I am too. Someone on here used that hammered paint and it came out kinda cool. The black he sprayed came out like a dark gunmetal.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    hammered paint? i've never heard of that. do you know who it was?
     
  17. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    Just about anywhere that sells rattle cans has it. I bought a can at true value before.
     
  18. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    Alaskaflyer

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    Dupli-color makes a wheel paint kit, even has a how to video on their website.
     
  19. Feb 6, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    cool...thanks

    muliefever, good luck. i hope they turn out well...post some pics when you get them done.
     
  20. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    A while ago I picked up a set of wheels from a guy that did the inside of those wheels instead of the surface.

    DSCN0391.jpg
     
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