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Should I paint the inside of my Wheels?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by YellowDog01, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    YellowDog01

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    Picking some wheels up tomorrow for my new combo, going down to 16s and 265s now for highway driving.
    Just steel wheels. I am painting them black.

    Should I paint the insides too? Thanks.
     
  2. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    I didn't. The over spray went in there and you could never tell. I just have the stock base wheels.
     
  3. Nov 12, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    You might as well.

    You already have the wheels off, and are painting them... why do half the job?

    You definitely don't need to do nearly as many coats as the outside. But if you're anything like me, you will see the unpainted inside every time you are under the truck, or from the front when you have the wheels cranked, and that would annoy me.
     
  4. Nov 12, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    True. Thanks. I'll see what I can do tomorrow.
     
  5. Nov 14, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    Painted them yesterday...Looked great and then the sprinklers went off as soon as I got my 2nd coat on!

    Anyone know how to strip a wheel and start over? Just sand until I get to the bottom?
     
  6. Nov 14, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    that sucks, bad timing. i think you will need to sand them down
     
  7. Nov 14, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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    Yeah, they aren't too bad but you can see the water marks.
     
  8. Nov 14, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    How long do y'all think it will take to get down to the bottom?
     
  9. Nov 15, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Bump. Please help on stripping down the paint to the original paint.
     
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