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Old 10-23-2008, 01:54 PM   #1
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Blacked out Wheels/Blue lip

Alright you guys. I'm trying my hardest to find some blacked out wheels with a blue lip to match my vista blue focus. Any suggestions? Or maybe suggestions as to another style/color all together?


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Old 10-23-2008, 01:59 PM   #2
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just buy some black wheels and do the blue lip yourself.
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:09 PM   #3
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What are my options as far as type of paint?
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:20 PM   #4
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Just use vinyl.
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Old 10-24-2008, 09:10 PM   #5
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I don't know how well this would work. But you could check with a gun shop for blue-ing agent. The stuff they put on guns to 'blue' them up. Think its a special kind of metal dye. But, get an experienced opinion 1st yes?
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SOCOnFocus, I think the agent your talking about only alters Iron. Though I could be wrong. Also, I don't think it would give me a rich blue. Again I could be wrong
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Well I sure as heck don't know! 8-P. Gun shop might not know either come to think of it (we just sell it, we don't know how it works). An come to think of it. I would imagine the wheel is clear coated, which would prevent any 'metal' dye from working anyway... (duh!).
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Buy some spray cans from an automotive store. That way, it can be color matched to your cars paint!
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Buy some spray cans from an automotive store. That way, it can be color matched to your cars paint!
Thats prob you best option. But I would not use a spray can as they tend to spit. What about air brush if thats a possiblity? A small one with compressor is less than $100. There mainly volume limited, but for the application would that be a concern? Could it also be used to apply a new clear coat?
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i'm still thinking the vinyl is the best option. not as permanent or durable as paint, but easier, cheaper, and can be replaced every so often if need be.
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