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Old 03-18-2012, 06:32 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Uh-oh: this thread is going to get a few pages longer - REAL QUICK
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:59 PM
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Haha! That tends to happen.


It was time to see how the blue looked against the Jeep!

The wheel



The hood



Front end



Rear end next the the ORT8 sticker



Yes! I think this will do nicely
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:01 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Agree! That black and blue are going to accent AWESOMELY
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:12 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Excuse me if I missed it but what are you painting this beautiful blue?
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:55 PM
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Oh just some stuff here and there. You will see as it gets done
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:10 PM
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Thought I would show you what the black chrome did, before I stripped it all off and painted it.



I started sanding it and thought to take a picture to show you. So sorry for the poor representation. Lol


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Old 03-19-2012, 08:33 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

It must've been a stripper in it's past life - it jumped right on your lap
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:58 PM
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The stripper I used to take it off worked really well for the job, she had such a bubbly personality.




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Old 03-19-2012, 09:03 PM
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gotta love strippers!
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Old 03-19-2012, 10:19 PM
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Cool thanks for looking out Jon! Not sure if I am ever going to try, I was just thinking about options.
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:37 PM
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SO I spent the day painting! I know weird I had an idea for my new wheels and was eager to see how it would work. Time to share!

Started off by doing a little taping and applying an ORT sticker.



Then I sanded the pocket and masked off the surrounding area.



Next was a shot of adhesion promoter, some primer, and my new intense blue.



After that dried I removed the ORT sticker and tape, and taped off around the pocket again but left some space this time. Then sprayed some clear!






Pretty sweet ha!! This one will be the spare. I wasn't totally happy with how the ORT turned out, so with the rest of them I think I will just use a silver sticker like I did before. Now the rest of the fun because I am not finished yet


Once that was all good and dry I taped off the entire wheel like I did with my other set. Except this time I also taped off the outer lip too. Since this is my wheeling set I know they will get some rock rash and the first place that always gets chewed up is the outer lip. So this set won't be painted so I don't have to keep touching them up! After taping and sanding I applied some adhesion promoter.



And started bedlining! Here is how it looked after the first light coat.



After 4 coats it was good.



Before the bedliner dried completely I took it inside and gently removed all the tape. I used a knife while removing the tape against the painted edges to keep it a clean edge. Once it was all cleaned up it looked pretty good!







And there you have it! My latest design in off road wheels I told you guys I would be more bold with this set! Now I am leaning towards painting the center caps blue ad well.

So what do you guys think? Too much or a fun set of ORT wheels?
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:36 AM
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Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn bra thats pretty sweet!! Def diff. It'll def be a sweet set of 4x wheels! Good work
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