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white steelies

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by skelly1, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. skelly1

    skelly1 1/2 ton status

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    I could only get a set of 15" white steelies that are 8 lug. I would much prefer black. Should I take the set in to a paint shop and have them painted black? If so, how much should I pay and which shade of black should it be? Semi-flat, flat, semi-gloss, etc. I could always rattle can them, but it seems like a shame when they are brand new.
     
  2. K1Orion

    K1Orion 1/2 ton status

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    Think about getting em powdercoated.
     
  3. unick

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    just sandthem down a little bit andspray paint them. Im gonna be doing that tomy white steel soon.

    Nick
     
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    I spray bombed mine right out of the box.
     
  5. Resurrection_Joe

    Resurrection_Joe 1 ton status

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    Scratch em up real good and use the $15 por 15 starter kit on em
     
  6. 4xcrazy

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    I did mine with semi-flat and i really like the look, not too dull and not real glossy, easy to clean as well. I used one of those weird sanding wheels for the drill i bought from Autozone, roughed them up and basically down to metal, then hit them with a good voat of black primer and painted them with the semi-flat black paint. Looks good /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    BTW, mine were rattle canned, it's not hard to do them this way because there is not a real large surface area.

    Then also when you scratch them out on the trails, you can always just touch them up with the same can of paint. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  7. skelly1

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    Thanks, rattle can it is.
     

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