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Old 03-01-2003, 11:14 AM   #1
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Default Wheel paint?

My wheels are the silver painted ones and have a few places that could use a little touch up.
I've never done that...
Is there a special paint?
and how hard is it?
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Try high heat enamle paint (I can't spell worth $&!#), but be sure to clean up the wheels VERY well.
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That'* an interesting question. You'd think there would be touchup paint for wheels, and not just the body.
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I got a spot on my all white wheels that could use a touch up.
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Don't forget to "Clear Coat" them when done too! I use Dupli-Color High Performance Wheel Coating.
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I have a can of that waiting for better weather. Some of my factory clearcoat is starting to come off. I'm planning on cleaning up the wheels in the spring and re-applying it.
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If they're getting milky under the original clear, you'll have to have them polished and re-sealed. I don't know of any other way to do it. Simply re-applying clear over them won't increase the clarity. The good news is that polishing your style is alot more cost-effective than mine
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You may be able to get away with a chemical stripper. You just want to make sure you don't get it on the rubber or valve stem, and that it doesn't react with the aluminum. I've never done this before, but I know some people have.
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I have a can of that waiting for better weather. Some of my factory clearcoat is starting to come off. I'm planning on cleaning up the wheels in the spring and re-applying it.
Well I can tell you Will that that stuff works great! I've used it befor on my own Factory Rims two years ago & it still looks great!
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