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Old 03-14-2006, 10:42 PM   #11
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have not priced out hte powdercoating, as my crosslace are in good condition and will only use the wheel paint and clear
I want to try the paint too, since I like working on it myself....that'* part of the fun. I'll have to look for some gold wheel paint when I get a chance. As far as taking off the clear, what else besides sandpaper is there? It'* been a long while since I was at an auto parts store but I'm pretty sure that I saw some kind of product made (a liquid of some kind) that is meant for removing the clear coat. Am I remembering correctly or is there no such product?
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have not priced out hte powdercoating, as my crosslace are in good condition and will only use the wheel paint and clear
I want to try the paint too, since I like working on it myself....that'* part of the fun. I'll have to look for some gold wheel paint when I get a chance. As far as taking off the clear, what else besides sandpaper is there? It'* been a long while since I was at an auto parts store but I'm pretty sure that I saw some kind of product made (a liquid of some kind) that is meant for removing the clear coat. Am I remembering correctly or is there no such product?

there is a product like this.....My dad got it from work....i dont know what its called tho...but its out there.....as far as the lip, you might just want to sand it down with progressive grits
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have not priced out hte powdercoating, as my crosslace are in good condition and will only use the wheel paint and clear
I want to try the paint too, since I like working on it myself....that'* part of the fun. I'll have to look for some gold wheel paint when I get a chance. As far as taking off the clear, what else besides sandpaper is there? It'* been a long while since I was at an auto parts store but I'm pretty sure that I saw some kind of product made (a liquid of some kind) that is meant for removing the clear coat. Am I remembering correctly or is there no such product?
Since you are in teh area...I suggest you talk to Randman..he'* got a buddy that refurbs wheels and Randman may be able to give you pointers.
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do you know where they got the clear corners and if there was any fitment issues?
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do you know where they got the clear corners and if there was any fitment issues?
they are available from Ebay and they have a GM Number on them......ya they are a perfect fit
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might have to get me a set of those tonight along with that wheel paint. On painting the wheels do you think that i could do it with the wheels on or should i take them off. Also should i have to paint the inside to? Do you think that you will be able to see the chrome from the inside through?
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might have to get me a set of those tonight along with that wheel paint. On painting the wheels do you think that i could do it with the wheels on or should i take them off. Also should i have to paint the inside to? Do you think that you will be able to see the chrome from the inside through?
take the wheels off the car.....CLEAN THEM GOOD before you start...mask everything you done want paint on, both on the inside and the outiside of the wheel
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that is what i was thinking. Do you think i should scuf them a little with some sand paper so the paint will stick better or no?
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it would do nothing but help i would think
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yea i am going to do it. I made up my mind. Then i am going to take some more recent pictures of my car. Those ones on cardomain are getting old.
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