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Old 02-12-2011, 12:46 PM
MTman777 MTman777 is offline
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So guys... l have a quick question... i already know some of you are gonna think this is stupid... but i was wondering what you guys think of my rims if i went and painted them a glossy black? I love the look of black rims with the color of my truck but cant afford new ones due to a pregnant wife... SO... heres a pic and let me know what you guys think.. ( sorry theyre so dirty.. havent washed them after the norcal meet.. on my to-do list today )
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:51 PM
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Default Re: Rim Question...

I remember seeing someone painted those rim black they looked good in my opinion but some ppl will say they look like plastic lol
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:52 PM
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Are they chrome or painted?
If they are painted now, just scuff them up with sandpaper, prime and shoot. They will look good.
If they are chrome... I don't know...
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:25 PM
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theyre chrome but i would def sand them down really good...
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:33 PM
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Wash them first! J/K

I think they will look good so long as you prep them right so the paint doesn't start peeling.
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:36 PM
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^ I was just gonna paint over the dirt... save myself some time ya know... LOL

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i got another question... should i keep the center caps chrome or paint them as well?
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:18 PM
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Thats personal Preferance. Id keep em chrome.
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:40 PM
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They Will look Good Painted
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:10 PM
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I prefer sating black over gloss - doesn't look cheesy or plastic. Any truck would look great with these painted as long as you take your time and do it right. I'm with you on fixing my truck on the cheap - I just found some alum wheels on craigslist that I had to scrub quite a bit to make them presentable. Best of luck with your customizing.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:18 PM
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if you want some sweet 16 inch tear drops hit me up i can even show you what they will look like on your truck lol
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:21 PM
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What color is your truck?
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:25 PM
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same as mine, he has a 2wd extended cab thats charcoal gray.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:40 PM
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post up a pic and me or someone else will P/S them black. IMO matte would look better though.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:43 PM
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i might have a pic of his truck from the last meet, ill check.
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:46 PM
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Chrome don't get ya home
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