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Old 02-02-2009, 01:43 PM   #101
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those rims are gonna help my car's visual out so much..

kyle (volcom) says i have a WRC focus cuz it looks like i have a lift kit haha.

theres like four inches of space between my tire and wheel well.

dam 15's...
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Old 02-02-2009, 02:40 PM   #102
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i got tomorrow off so i think im going to do some work on my WRC bumper..maybe.
and i got my stock svt rims painted black and they look dam sexy ..

and to the old guy lol sorry but
i was talking to a dude about getting my bumper
painted and he said he would do my mine for $150
i got his number and stuff i could talk to him and
see if he could hook you up too
Sounds good... I may still end up painting them myself, I am just getting nervous about it. I borrowed my friend's HVLP? gun and found the paint online to "match" my OEM paint...

If I can find the right deal, I would just assume pay someone who knows what they're doing...
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Old 02-02-2009, 02:43 PM   #103
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^^ oh ok i can talk to him
i will try and call him later
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Old 02-03-2009, 12:48 AM   #104
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Sounds good... I may still end up painting them myself, I am just getting nervous about it. I borrowed my friend's HVLP? gun and found the paint online to "match" my OEM paint...

If I can find the right deal, I would just assume pay someone who knows what they're doing...
HVLP= High Velocity, Low Pressure...this is the legal standard for a paint gun, it means the paint is moving fast out of the gun, but has low pressure, it helps to prevent the amount of solvents emmited into the air.
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:02 PM   #105
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does anyone else ever have those projects that just cant go right? i am haven so much trouble painting my cluster bezel. but i'll get it there.
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het if and when i get my shocks/struts does anyone want to have a install day? i have tools air compresor and a garage.
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if noone helps thats closer im down to stop by.
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does anyone else ever have those projects that just cant go right? i am haven so much trouble painting my cluster bezel. but i'll get it there.
I'm starting to repair my 18" rims, but in this temperature the JB Weld doesn't want top harden all the way The previous owner thrashed those wheels plus I hit a curb once when we went to Santa Cruz

okay, here is one of the wheels I'll be painting:


Should I paint it all black, or paint the lip silver again? I'm gonna sell the set. Which do you think would sell better?
(quick photoshop)


*edit*
I think all black looks better
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Is this a good deal:

2004 FORD FOCUS SVT 6 speed LOW MILES - $6500

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/1019912312.html
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I'm starting to repair my 18" rims, but in this temperature the JB Weld doesn't want top harden all the way The previous owner thrashed those wheels plus I hit a curb once when we went to Santa Cruz

okay, here is one of the wheels I'll be painting:


Should I paint it all black, or paint the lip silver again? I'm gonna sell the set. Which do you think would sell better?
(quick photoshop)


*edit*
I think all black looks better
I personally don't like all black wheels. It doesn't differentiate the tire from the wheel. I'm an old guy that isn't up on trends, so take that into consideration... So, my 2 cents = leave the outer edge polished or painted silver.
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