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Old 11-01-2012, 09:14 PM   #2501
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Yeah once you get under the surface of the paint it should come right off with the pressure washer
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:27 PM   #2502
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Not sure if one of those diy carwashes with the high pressure guns would work or not. May not be enough pressure?
iv used these to clean my dipped rims .


iv had em dipped with paint and clear on top also , and that was a bitch to remove , but i am also sure that if you can find a real power washer it would eat it up

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Be very cautious if you use an industrial strength power washer, you may end up removing more than just the dip
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:41 PM   #2504
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Be very cautious if you use an industrial strength power washer, you may end up removing more than just the dip
^^^this too lol. u might want to remove the tires for this noe that i think of it. unless ur a surgeon with that thing :D

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Old 11-01-2012, 11:46 PM   #2505
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i'm going to have to get some sort of paint stripper. i used paint thinner and it didn't do anything. i used a bunch of wd-40, which ate my dip without paint over it, and it did nothing. it peels off, but in 1/4" pieces..
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:53 PM   #2506
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Dude don't use any paint stripper. If you get even the tiniest amount on your rims it will ruin the finish. That is nasty stuff, very corrosive and very good at what its made to do, but can cause a lot of damage if used improperly.
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what do you suggest i use? i don't have the time to sit there and peel off a million tiny pieces.
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Really theres nothing that i can think of that will remove the dip but wont harm the wheel. Paint stripper is gonna eat right threw the dip then start to bubble the finish on the wheels, which will then start to flake. i can imagine you want that to happen.

i would have a go with the power washer, since you now have areas of exposed rim. Wish i could be of more help
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http://youtu.be/jwwZAZi2N1c this will give you an idea of what paint stripper will do to your wheels
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as a matter of fact, i remember using stripper similar to that on a bike frame. and it bubbled just like that. and i don't want that on my wheels lol. i guess i'll be peeling it all off by hand. a buddy suggested paint thinner and a putty knife. i might try gas too, it's worth a shot.
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