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Wheel covers

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by nicnicman, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. Jun 16, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    nicnicman

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    Hello everyone,
    I have been thinking of either painting my rusty steel wheels or just slapping some wheel covers on them. I don't like to add unnecessary items to my truck, plus they might be a little tacky, but wheel covers would be a simple inexpensive way to brighten up those rusty wheels.

    What do guys think? Take the extra time and paint 'em up or just put some wheel covers on.
     
  2. Jun 16, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    I would try painting them either the factory grey again or black, don't put covers on them!
     
  3. Jun 16, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    Styx586

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    its not a crappy honda civic! dont put wheel covers on it! just paint em... :D
     
  4. Jun 16, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    Southern01Taco

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    x3. It would look a hell of alot better if you just spend the extra time sanding and painting them. I don't think I have ever seen hub caps on a tacoma lol.
     
  5. Jun 16, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    Yeah, no hubcaps!!
     
  6. Jun 18, 2011 at 7:57 AM
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    nicnicman

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    Well, looks like I'll be painting them. I think I'll just go with the stock silver color. Would you guys recommend removing the wheels to paint them? I thought it would be easier in the long run, plus I could paint that metal cover behind the rear wheels while they're off.

    How did you guys go about painting your wheels?
     
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