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New wheels!

Picked up a set of Eagle 137's this weekend for cheap and have been working to restore them. Figured I would post up a few pictures. They all had ward water spotting and lots of corrosion. pulled all the bolts out of the fake bead locks to make sanding easier.

this was the best of the wheels,

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after cleaning and wet sanding,



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and last but not least, teaser

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should be 2-3 weeks before they are done with new tires and on the truck.

anybody want to buy a set of 4305/70 16 procomp xterrains with 30% tread?
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what the hell did you do to them lol
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what the hell did you do to them lol
Looks like he painted the holes black and will be leaving the rest machined.
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these are gonna look better x1000 once you get all that tape off
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Looks like he painted the holes black and will be leaving the rest machined.
yep, painted the recesses black they were badly oxidized and looked like crap, then gonna polish the heck out of them and I may clear powder coat them.
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Did you paint them in your house? And, have dirty tires and wheels in there too? Looking good though.
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Did you paint them in your house? And, have dirty tires and wheels in there too? Looking good though.
Working in a 1 bedroom apartment has is challenges lol. No I did all the painting outside and the tires are in the small storage area I have outside. Just had to bring the wheels inside for the night.
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Working in a 1 bedroom apartment has is challenges lol. No I did all the painting outside and the tires are in the small storage area I have outside. Just had to bring the wheels inside for the night.
I painted my **** inside, its fun and takes skills. In an apartment**
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those are gonna look good
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First one done! I am excited. Anyone have experience clear coating aluminum wheels to seal them and protect them form corroding again?
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Those look awesome. Now I really need to see them on the truck
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looks great!!!
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Looks good. I haven't had good luck clear coating wheels. The clear coat always ends up failing.
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yea dont clear them just polish them really good and keep up with them
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you know brake dust has the same effect on the holes right? LOL it looks good man can't wait to see them done.
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Those look pretty awesome with the black accent!!
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waht a difference!! those look awesome
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Just finished the 2nd one and taping the third. thanks for the comments, guess I should invest in some good polish lol
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Looks good. I haven't had good luck clear coating wheels. The clear coat always ends up failing.
Agreed.
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dude just clear coat em. Easy as hell, spray a lotta separate layers, will look great
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Just finished the 2nd one and taping the third. thanks for the comments, guess I should invest in some good polish lol
and a mothers powerball, they work GREAT
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and a mothers powerball, they work GREAT
I have a power ball mini and it has worked great, picked up some mothers polish today and the wheels look fantastic!
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They look great! They on yet??


What are the specs??
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They look great! They on yet??


What are the specs??
They are Eagle Alloy 137 16x8s that I refinished and painted. Wont be on until I get tires which should be sometime next week if everything goes according to plan.
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They are Eagle Alloy 137 16x8s that I refinished and painted. Wont be on until I get tires which should be sometime next week if everything goes according to plan.
Slacker lol
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