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Wheel paint?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by muliefever, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    muliefever

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    When you guys painted your wheels did you use a primer plus the duplicolor wheel paint? Or just the wheel paint?
    I am getting my new tires this weekend, and I am going to paint my emblems and do the BHLM as well! Next weekend I will paint my wheels.
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    I use two coats of primer and two coats of duplicolor on my steelies.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    I just like putting pics of my truck up- We talked already mulie. If you need any more info or help- Shoot me a PM.

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  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    So what kind of paint did you all use exactly? Did you just use an Air Paint Gun?
     
  5. Feb 21, 2009 at 5:08 AM
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    Rattle can Duplicolor wheel paint
     
  6. Feb 21, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    Rattle can normal Duplicolor with Duplicolor Sandable primer (to cover a few nicks up)
     
  7. Feb 21, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    Did you guys tape off the tire or just "rub" off the paint after you were done?
     
  8. Feb 21, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    I'm kinda picky-so I taped. Had to be careful cause my tires were nearly new...so they still had the lil nipples....almost taped a few onto the rim insted of away from it.

    I have heard of people using an index card or whatever and just blocking off right where they are working.
     
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