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celica2kgts
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Feb 21, 2:54pm - #6097 
painting rims

i have a set of rims and am lookin to paint them i've done some painting before but i heard that i could use the testor paint on the wheels and whould be fine to use is that true or so i paint them another way... input would be great thanks

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Feb 21, 5:57pm - #6098 
Powder-coating is the right way to go. wink Its more expensive, yes. But it will also look so much better and last longer.



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Feb 21, 10:35pm - #6099 
Quote:
Originally posted by Spread Eagle:
Powder-coating is the right way to go. wink Its more expensive, yes. But it will also look so much better and last longer.
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Feb 21, 10:42pm - #6100 
i had some SILVER colored rims painted and it actually stayed very very well. i was really surprised because i heard the same about painting that " they will chip " etc... but i would not do it your self.the body shop that did mine charged me like $100.00 for all 4 and YOU HAVE TO TELL THEM THAT YOU ARE GOING TO DRIVE THE CAR and they will put something on it that makes it hard as hell. mine looked great. thats my 2cents... LATER

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Feb 21, 10:54pm - #6101 
i painted my rims black myself and it turned out great. do not used testors!!!

go to an auto store, they sell wheel paint in white, silver, and gunmetal and they also have a clearkote for it. i painted my rims black but since there was no black wheel paint, i used high temp engine paint, and then used the wheel clearkote over that. the total cost was about 25 bux and 3 days.

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Feb 21, 10:56pm - #6102 
looks pimp bro good job !!!!!!!!!

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Feb 21, 11:57pm - #6103 
for paint your rims...try this place

www.eastwoodcompany.com

they have all kinds of automotive paints thumbsup

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