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What do you suggest for my wheels??

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TacoGuy171, Mar 14, 2013.

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Wheels

Poll closed Apr 13, 2013.
  1. Paint the Wheels

    5 vote(s)
    55.6%
  2. Plastidip the Wheels

    4 vote(s)
    44.4%
  3. Or Monstaline (bedliner) the Wheels

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. TacoGuy171

    TacoGuy171 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey I am having a hard time deciding on how to 'paint' my wheels. Would like to get some feedback from you guys that might have done it personally. I want to know how it will hold up, length wise and daily driven and or offroad. And any other advice comments would be appreciated! Thanks.
     
  2. fishbomb

    fishbomb Well-Known Member

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    bilstien coil overs add aleafs With bolstiens in rear, mickey thompson mtz tires 285/75r16 on 16x8 dick cepek dc2 wheels. Hella black magic 500 lights up front.
    Try duplicolor wheel refinish products. I have used them in the past with decent results. In the 1980's I used to just prime, sand, and apply automotive paint and clear coat.
     
  3. tacomathom

    tacomathom Well-Known Member

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    I would not paint the factory alloy wheels. They look better au natural to me.
     
  4. TacoGuy171

    TacoGuy171 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want my rims black though and dont want to buy aftermarket wheels, so i need to get them to be black one way or another. Doing all black on my radiant red paint, doing badges all black aswell but thats a different topic. Just looking for advice from people with experience doing one of the options in the poll
     
  5. Ahshiet

    Ahshiet Well-Known Member

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    I spray painted my aftermarket wheels just simple green them and sanded them fast kind and still holding up
     
  6. Ahshiet

    Ahshiet Well-Known Member

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  7. krimson

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    Powder coat them
     
  8. Spoonman

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    I'm gonna use rock guard to paint the polished lip on my wheels. Plastidip didn't last worth shit.
     
  9. krob32

    krob32 Well-Known Member

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    Derp them first. If you like the look, powdercoat.
     
  10. memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    This
     
  11. TacoGuy171

    TacoGuy171 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Everyone recommends powder coat eh, I was thinking sanding with heavier grit then medium grit, and paint then with rim paint black probably 4-5 coat then clear coat then do you think I should use primer first?
     
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