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Old 05-03-2013, 10:45 PM   #51
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bondo has a metal fill which apparently has aluminum in it,i planned on getting some and seeing how it compares to jb weld
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:52 PM   #52
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I want to do this to mine, only thing is, I want to repaint them the original silver/aluminum that was used from the factory, but I can't find the proper paint codes to use. Anyone have any idea? I've already tried a couple of different silvers on a spare rim and am not getting anywhere close to what I want.



I happen to like the stockers. Duplicating them though..... Has anyone had any luck?
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Closest off-the-shelf item is probably duplicolors graphite wheel paint. They also have a silver, perhaps you could do a silver layer with the graphite on top of it if it looks too dark on its own?

I used their bronze (with several clear coats over), have been driving on the wheels I painted for about 2 years and 35k miles now, they look almost as good as when I painted them. Very minimal chipping, most (if not all) of the chips that are on there were from small spots that I must have missed a speck of dust or a dab of finger oil during the painting process. Very impressed with the durability of this paint.
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the thing with those ses wheels is that the top coat is tinted which is why the silver paints you have tried aren't matching
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