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Old 05-14-2014
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I'll be taking a wire wheel to a spare rear end that I'm going to be installing on my truck once i get everything i need for it. My question is, what would you guys use to spray it after its wire wheeled?

I was thinking of using a rustoleum self etching primer and then using so sort of matte black rustoleum product for a top coat but I've also seen rustoleum has an epoxy paint which doesnt require primer. Only problem is that it only comes in GLOSS black.

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Whats wrong with gloss black? Ive used the rustoleum equipment paint in gloss black on numerous things on my truck. Holds up great.
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and the paint spreads incredibly thin, like a container of it will deff do the whole vehicle lol.
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Whats wrong with gloss black? Ive used the rustoleum equipment paint in gloss black on numerous things on my truck. Holds up great.
There's nothing wrong with it but I only like flat or matte or i wouldn't have a problem using it
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and the paint spreads incredibly thin, like a container of it will deff do the whole vehicle lol.
I was thinking about that but the finish is too shiny lol
i could possibly coat it with that first and then spray it with flat black
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If you paint it flat black it will look like it was redneck done.

Anyways, it doesn't shine that brightly.
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Painting the whole frame was the best thing ever too. Didn't take too damn long and daaaamn did it look good.
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The lower half of your truck is redneck done then since it has no shine lolol
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you talking about bedliner? Sure, but i redo it like once a year to make it look good again.

Anyways, I drive a shiny jeep now lol. It's all good
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you talking about bedliner? Sure, but i redo it like once a year to make it look good again.

Anyways, I drive a shiny jeep now lol. It's all good
yeah yeah yeah screw you and your jeep lol. I need to buy one in the near future as well
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Use DuPont paint !
Etching Primer
Flat black or satin black
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