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Old 04-08-2009, 01:46 AM   #11
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RED! bright brilliant RED hehe j/k

id go with the gunmetal color but thats just me
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that will make it not look matte right?
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for any of you paint guys what type of paint should i use for the rims. i was thinking just using regular old rattle can (im really good with it before you laugh i know time consuming but i dont want to buy a paint set up) so do i HAVE to use wheel paint is there any differnce? if there isnt a differnce would it be better to use any type? ive used duplicolor and been happy with it so far but i dont want it to come off its a lot of work im anal with paint
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I used spray can rim paint on some old 1988 Mustang GT Turbine style wheels and they came out really good. All I did was tape off the shiny areas of the rims and prepsol the areas i was going to paint. It lasted adout a year and a half before I sold them. I know I schould have scuffed them or something but I didnt.
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Try using self etching primer before you paint, that should help keep the paint on the rims.
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You know what Dan... Thats what I did not prepsol..
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