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rim paint?

anyone know what kind of paint would be good for painting rims, all i want is a flat black, i was thinking of the caliper paint or engine paint.....

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4 inch cat delete
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I would personaly have them powder coated my self. I guess wally world black spray paint would work.



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I would personaly have them powder coated my self. I guess wally world black spray paint would work.

Good idea. unless you have a crappy set of rims that u dont care about
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I did mine with rustolem, That was my 5 dollar fix as I wait for the funds to get my new ones..



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I did mine with rustolem, That was my 5 dollar fix as I wait for the funds to get my new ones..
did u guys just do it with the tires on and mask the brakes off and everything or did u take the tire off the rim

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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Dupli-color makes a special wheel paint that you could find at auto parts stores, and for your other question it is the easiest to take the wheel off the truck, and remove the tire from the wheel, then paint , less prep work for you with masking, and less overspray to clean up!!!!

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Dupli-color makes a special wheel paint that you could find at auto parts stores, and for your other question it is the easiest to take the wheel off the truck, and remove the tire from the wheel, then paint , less prep work for you with masking, and less overspray to clean up!!!!

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sweet thanx man

1997 f250 7.3
regular cab
tw chip
3 inch dp
4 inch cat delete
5% tint
glow shift gauges
6 inch cat stack
completely rebuilt kp d60
3 inch rsk
24s
38s
zf5 swap
southbend clutch
d66 turbo
4 inch skyacker springs
7 inch rear block
traction bars
bdp complete fuel system. (bowl delete and elec pump)
beans stage 2 injectors
intercooled
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