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Wheel painting- flat, gloss, or satin?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by bubba289, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Jan 6, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    bubba289

    bubba289 [OP] weaksauce

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    What do u guys think looks best? I'm gonna do mine soon and I'm thinking flat black but haven't made up my mind yet.

    If you've painted your own wheels feel free to post pics!
     
  2. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    Flat.
     
  3. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:11 PM
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    TACOMABOSS

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    flat. here is mine
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  4. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    cmack

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    Satin. Hands down.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    Flat or satin is my vote. Flat is a lot easier to lay down a good looking paint job.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    Flat.

    The more you lean towards gloss, the better the chance your rims look shiny black while your tires (unless cleaned vigilantly) look brown.
     
  7. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    cmack

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    Nonfuckingsense.

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  8. Jan 7, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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    best response ever.
     
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