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Paint stock wheels black?

I saw this pic on a forum when I was lookin around and it got me wonderin.. has anyone does this to their wheel? Can I see some more pics?

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now thats sexy. my friend with a jeep did it to his wheels. looks awesome. its something that i wanna do too. what he did was, bought engine paint ( idk what the official name is) and sprayed it with that. and looks awesome. i was about to do it the same day, but my front tires have a lot of grease on them, and i dont know how to get that grease off.
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Tons have painted those wheels here recently, Ty's 4x4 FTW is one of them, FMD is another.
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Thanks for the pics Ty!
If you don't mind me asking what kind of paint did you use and did you do any kind of prep before you painted them?
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my best friends older brother. and his gf has a clean DA. and my best friend has a dumped 4 door. and their little brother is about to pick one up lol
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Thanks for the pics Ty!
If you don't mind me asking what kind of paint did you use and did you do any kind of prep before you painted them?
i used rustoleum wheel paint. its "flat black". but the fronts are now looking like flat black because of brake dust haha

i just sanded em down real good. primer wouldnt hurt though. we'll see how they hold up. i might end up redoing them better.
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i used rustoleum wheel paint. its "flat black". but the fronts are now looking like flat black because of brake dust haha

i just sanded em down real good. primer wouldnt hurt though. we'll see how they hold up. i might end up redoing them better.
i talked to a guy that works at a body shop, and he said not to sand it down. cause it would mess with the wheel balance.... is this true?
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i dont think so lol

at least nothing noticeable. i cant see that making a significant difference, if any at all.
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would one go at it with a sand-blaster? or hit it up with a few sheets of sandpaper and hands?

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would one go at it with a sand-blaster? or hit it up with a few sheets of sandpaper and hands?

PS: am i threadjacking? or is this all related to the topic at hand? i can make a new thread if im any-what thread jacking. ( but i dont thikn i am)
i was actually wondering the same
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^ yeah dude, better safe than sorry!
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i just used my hands and some good ole sandpaper i had lying around lol
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That's MothMan999's truck/wheel.

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I saw this pic on a forum when I was lookin around and it got me wonderin.. has anyone does this to their wheel? Can I see some more pics?

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I Plasti-dipped my rims for now, then i'll replace them with black matte solid rims later. They look great. It's a good idea to start with filmed paint first to see what your truck would look like with black rims. You have to prep your rims good first. No short cut's or it won't stick hard
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