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Old October 4th, 2010, 10:14 PM   #1
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Custom rims in a can....

Buy this shit...

Acquire ugly rim

Tape & paint

Peel tape re-install center cap and enjoy..
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Old October 4th, 2010, 10:21 PM   #2
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Damn that works great. I am going to have to purchase some. What type of prep work is required? Does the wheel need stripping and cleaning before application as with all normal paint?
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Old October 4th, 2010, 10:41 PM   #3
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There is a clear coat that goes with it but i didnt get into that, i got a red scotch brite pad attachment for my drill and scuffed them up with it, it goes on super easy and drys really fast not to mention its self leveling so if ur rims are pitted it fills them up some, i have been poking around with it and have 2 out of 4 rims done we shall see how the latex paint holds up to michigan winter...
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Old October 4th, 2010, 10:47 PM   #4
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There is a clear coat that goes with it but i didnt get into that, i got a red scotch brite pad attachment for my drill and scuffed them up with it, it goes on super easy and drys really fast not to mention its self leveling so if ur rims are pitted it fills them up some, i have been poking around with it and have 2 out of 4 rims done we shall see how the latex paint holds up to michigan winter...
According to the Dupli-color website it's an acrylic enamel, which will be plenty good until some thing is able to get underneath it.

Link to product on Dupli-color Site: http://www.duplicolor.com/products/wheelCoating/

BTW, What color is it you used?
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Old October 8th, 2010, 05:35 PM   #5
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i used some of the black on some rims i have, and its holding up great, i just sanded it and cleaned it.. I also clear coated it. id suggest it for painting rims
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Old October 9th, 2010, 05:10 PM   #6
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How many cans would u say for a set of 5 wheels? 2 cans? Just one coat or more?
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Old October 9th, 2010, 08:49 PM   #7
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2 cans ought to do it, I have done 2 wheels so far 3 coats each and have enough left to do 1 more wheel in the first can, your results may vary if you are doing the whole rim though i only did the faces of the rims and the outer beads.

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Old October 11th, 2010, 12:31 PM   #8
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i used 1 can on my rims, but they were already black... and i was repainting them black- they just look alot nicer now

2 cans would do all 4 easy
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Old December 22nd, 2010, 09:51 AM   #9
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i used this stuff on my skunk rims worked awesome, easy prep and easy to do
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Old December 24th, 2010, 12:02 PM   #10
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Why does the top of the can look gold, the first pic of painted wheel looks gold and the finished wheel looks silver? Did you decide to change color or is it just the pic?

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Old December 24th, 2010, 04:26 PM   #11
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paint

The lighting in my garage consists of 2 65 watt bare bulbs, the pics of the painted rim are directly under one of em, the rest are in the middle-ish of my garage


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Why does the top of the can look gold, the first pic of painted wheel looks gold and the finished wheel looks silver? Did you decide to change color or is it just the pic?
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Old December 25th, 2010, 09:17 PM   #12
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I tried that stuff before, but I didn't have really good luck with it. It dried to fast and looked like bad overspray on my wheels. But yours turned out nice.
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Old December 25th, 2010, 09:27 PM   #13
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that stuff is awesome!! not just for wheels. I've done two shotguns with it. Its tuff as hell!! after 2 years, theres almost no wear at all. I did a Remington 870 pump with in the grey/silver and it looks very cool. I just washed it down good with dawn dish soap, and then warmed it up in low heat to dry the water. Its very durable. Soon I am going to do a SKS with it in silver.
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