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painting stock rims!!!

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by ALEXBECK23, May 10, 2007.

  1. ALEXBECK23

    ALEXBECK23 N/A boost=Turbo boost

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    hey ..how ya been honda lovers..this time im gonna need help with mah rims they are 14" silver color..forgot to mention that they are original from honda maybe from an SI im not sure,,i want paint them black but i dont know if i have to buy an special paint or just go to the nearest autozone and buy and a couple of spray fro rims..all these after i clean them up with some sandpaper!!! thanks fro your help!!!!!!!!!!;)
     
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    SHOGUNOVDDRK New Member

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    ok do yourself a favour......before someone else reads this that isnt me.....


    GO SEARCH AROUND FIRST THERE ARE COUNTLESS WRITE UPS ON HOW TO DO THIS PROPERLY!
     
  3. turbo sol

    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    don't mind him... he's just Australian....


    but yeah, go and get some sandpaper and scuff those babies up. then shoot them wit some rustoleum. krylon sucks, trust me.
     
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    Cashizslick !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!

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    Many, Many, Many coats of rattlecan flat-coloured paint . .
     
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    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    ohhhhhhhh yeah!!!!
     
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    ALEXBECK23 N/A boost=Turbo boost

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    HEY thanks i will do it over this weekend and i wil post some pics...but i dono why i cant post them!!!!!!
     
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    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    use the attachment thing inside of "go advanced" there you will see a paperclip in the tool bar. click on it and browse for a picture. click it and then make sure to hit the "upload" button. then just hit the "post reply" button.
     
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    GSRCRXsi Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    heres how i did my crx si rims:

    1. aircraft stripper to strip all the paint
    2. sand smooth all remaining paint that wouldnt come off
    3. primer
    4. 2 coats of paint from autozone
    5. clearcoat for rims.

    done.
     
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    ALEXBECK23 N/A boost=Turbo boost

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    these are the rims on mah civic..they are kind of silver but i want them gunmetal the process is gonna start saturday morning:D
     

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    here i go guys...i promised here are some pics from the process enjoy them up!!!!:)
     

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    Cashizslick !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!

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    Lower your car . . now
     
  12. turbo sol

    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    +1

    werd...
     
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    ALEXBECK23 N/A boost=Turbo boost

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    thats thenext step:D
     
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    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    yay!!!
    tiens all the way.
     
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    sorry if this is a dumb question, but i always thought that rims were powder coated?
     
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    ALEXBECK23 N/A boost=Turbo boost

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    hell yeah Basic TEINS coliver kit comming soonnnnnn....
     
  17. turbo sol

    turbo sol I need some ligaments!!!

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    if the person has the money, then yes...

    nice... i'm thinking about picking up a set of those for my 96 dx hatch. let me know how they ride.
     
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