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want to paint my chrome rims black?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by gospurs21, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Dec 7, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    gospurs21

    gospurs21 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    well my friend told me its possible to paint chrome wheels black, but you need a "special" paint, and you have to use ?electrocyis? or something like that, he told me he would do it if i could find the right paint?? can anyone help me, is it possible ive never heard of it.. if it is, what kind of paint should i use? thanks!
     
  2. Dec 7, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The best way to paint chrome is to sandblast all of the chrome off and prime and paint on the bare aluminum.
     
  3. Dec 7, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    gospurs21

    gospurs21 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    would it look dumb? lol, as you can see my rims in the signature picture theyre real ugly
     
  4. Dec 8, 2011 at 5:40 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I don't think it would be worth it to do it right. I'd just buy new rims.
     
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