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Old 09-17-2012, 01:11 AM   #21
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Finished spraying the other three wheels tonight. Gonna wet sand and put them on the car tomorrow, then pics!
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:21 AM   #22
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Sorry man. You have white, figured I'd post black lol. Nice job though.
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Looks sweet with the blue


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Old 09-17-2012, 12:11 PM   #24
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Looks good man do u use wheel paint?
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:18 PM   #25
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hey david did you use shamrocks how to to paint your wheels?
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:37 PM   #27
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Oh ok i got ya
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hey david did you use shamrocks how to to paint your wheels?
I didn't, actually. Considering the existing condition of these wheels and the fact that I want to get something better eventually, I wasn't about to put in 20 hours of work. I used 80 grit sandpaper and a scuffing pad to make sure I had a nice paintable surface. I did two light coats of primer, then a single light coat of Duplicolor wheel paint, followed by a wet coat. After they dried I hit it with a 2000 grit wet sand, and ta-da! If I were to give any advice, I'd say buy two cans of paint and do 3-4 coats of it. I didn't get as much coverage as I would have liked, but the primer is white, so I DGAF.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:54 PM   #29
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ok cool thanks for the tip
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Old 09-18-2012, 12:57 PM   #30
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And finally, OP delivers


White Wheel End by Focus Dave, on Flickr
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