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Old 05-30-2006, 02:11 PM   #1
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The paint on my wheels is flaking a bit ina few areas, what paint should I use to paint them? Any particular brand or type? any other steps I should perform like should I prime them or sand them down?

They are ghetto golds that were painted by the previous owner who did not like gold wheels.
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The paint on my wheels is flaking a bit ina few areas, what paint should I use to paint them? Any particular brand or type? any other steps I should perform like should I prime them or sand them down?

They are ghetto golds that were painted by the previous owner who did not like gold wheels.
I have seen wheel paint at parts stores. I would obviously check that first.
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i like those cross laces in white on your car....but im not too big on the golds....

but idk what paint to use on them either.....but i would like to know also...i'd rather repaint mine then get new ones....especialy the cntercaps...they are fading a bit....anyway back on topic to your car
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powder coating is popular on wheels..apparently it holds up much better
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If not powdercoating, definitely check for wheel paint and their colors. If you don't use "wheel paint," as long as you prep the surface, put enough coats on, and enough clear coat over it, it should still hold up fairly well I would bet.
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tell you the truth any paint will work, but to get it to work its ALL in the prep work

have fun sanding those ghettos
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have fun sanding those ghettos
that alone would send me on a fun trip to tirerack.com
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have fun sanding those ghettos
that alone would send me on a fun trip to tirerack.com
you got a good point. I want either white or chrome t-stars but they are both damn hard to come by. I dont like spoked rims but they would look better with a good paint job.
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