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What color to paint?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by RenoTacoma, Dec 19, 2011.

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What color would you paint these wheels?

Poll closed Jan 18, 2012.
  1. Gunmetal gray

    15 vote(s)
    60.0%
  2. white

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  3. Black

    7 vote(s)
    28.0%
  4. Leave 'em alone stupid.

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  1. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:06 PM
    #1
    RenoTacoma

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    I recently go some new to me rims from a fellow tacoma, some trd sport rims. Im not a huge fan of chrome shiny wheels so I will be painting them. They do need to be refinished as the clear coat is coming off.
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    I have the base model tacoma with the steel rims that are poo poo
    [​IMG]

    My question is what color should I paint them other than black? Im thinking white or gunmetal gray or ????

    What should I paint them to still look good? I will be keep my steelies for winter tires, so I will have black to go back.
     
  2. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    Fiolo

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  3. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    The1youluv2hate

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    Gun metal -
     
  4. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    Sunner

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    What ever you do please dont do white rims
     
  5. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    Fiolo

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    Hot pink ftw
     
  6. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    Alright lets hear it :D
     
  7. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    Fiolo

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  8. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    Hotpink might not be a bad choice :der:
    Im thinking gunmetal grey.....
     
  9. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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    Fiolo

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    jk black or gunmetal will look the best
     
  10. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    Im thinking this color too maybe
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    cmack

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  12. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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    Fiolo

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  13. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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  14. Dec 20, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    I picked up the paint and sand paper. Im going with gunmetal gray, If I dont like it ill just paint it black
    ill post up some pictures when they are done drying :humble:
     
  15. Dec 20, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    Awesome, good luck
     
  16. Dec 20, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    Im looking forward to the outcome, plus I got some pretty good 265s tires. I have 245s on right now :D
     
  17. Dec 21, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    Heres a crappy picture, Im really liking the way they look
     
  18. Dec 22, 2011 at 2:28 AM
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    Where did you get the paint and did you take the weights off before painting?
     
  19. Dec 22, 2011 at 3:57 AM
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    Not sure if I'm going to paint them or not still haven't cleaned them up yet.
    I'm gonna put some 265/75/16s on them for trail running and use the stock steelies & Dungflops for commuting.
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Dec 22, 2011 at 5:22 AM
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    You should take the weights off before painting. Mark the tire and the weight so you can put them back in exactly the same spot when you're done. You might still need a rebalance if you mess up.
     
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