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Has anyone painted thier wheel center caps?

Has anyone painted thier wheel center caps? If so do you have pics? I was thinking of doing something to make it look closer to my aluminum stock wheels (Maybe metallic looking silver, and then clearcoat)

I don't like the look of the chrome they are (sorry not to offend the chrome guys)

(Not my truck but these are the wheels and covers I have)

 
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I think grafixguy did formally known as 07sport
 
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I think grafixguy did formally known as 07sport
He will probably chime in (hopefully) and provide some good pics...

 
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Shane did those caps, he has a write up on here some where.
 
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I painted my caps....cleaned 'em, masked off the logo, sprayed on Duplicolor adhesion promotor, then on went the Rust Oleum Gloss. No clear needed...it's pretty beefy stuff. Right after I installed them on the truck, I was climbing into the bed, accedently slipped off the wet tire, then kicked the cap with my steel toes. No damage to the paint what so ever.

BUT....mentioned above.....07sport/grafixguy's truck has his painted silver...just like his wheel. BUT...he didn't paint 'em, it came stock with them.


Anyway...on with the whoring...

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Here's Grafixguy's....matching the silver wheels he has. Came from the factory like that...
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I never thought about doing that. I may paint mine with a silver instead of the fake chrome.

I think that last picture you posted is 07Sports? I could be wrong.
 
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Yeah 07sport changed his name to GrafixGuy
 
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Yeah 07sport changed his name to GrafixGuy
That explains it all then. I was wondering since their photos looks pretty similar and their trucks looked the same too.
 
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07sport has been cloned. His clone is called 'Grafixguy'. lol.
 
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Haha! - mod complete! Matches really good =)





 
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That matches great! Very nice
 
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nice work!!! I had the caps painted back when I had my 93... the 07s are stock
 
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Looks way better!
 
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Haha! - mod complete! Matches really good =)





That looks amazing! I would have done that back when I had my stockers if I'd have thought about it.
 
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That looks sharp
 
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