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Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

I love my new grand cherokee, but hate the rims. I don't want to dish out new money on rims/tires just yet, but was wondering if anyone has painted or plasti dipped them black.

These are the rims I am talking about:




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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

There are about 4,000 plati dip threads on here,use the search function and you will no doubt find a few that relate to your rims specifically.

I was thinking on doing ours (same rims as yours) pink.

I actually like our rims, but that is why there are choices.
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

I'll be plasti dipping mine either tomorrow or on Sunday. I'll post some pics for you.

I'm not doing straight black though, I'm doing a black base coat, anthracite grey and then a glossifier on top. The plan is to do all the badges and chrome trim too.
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

This guy on Instagram has quite a few pics of his new style 18's in black:

http://instagram.com/murdered_wk2



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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

Love this look. Currently doing this to my 2015. I have the 20" looking forward to seeing how those turn out.
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

I dipped my stock 18" wheels today in the Anthracite Grey I had planned, but I've run out of light to clean the dip from the tyres and take any decent photos… but they look MINT. I'm loving the combination of Billet Silver and this Anthracite Grey.

I'll clean up in the morning and take some photos for this thread.
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

I love the anthracite grey. Did you do a glossifier over it? Going to do my 20" next weekend when it's a bit warmer. Doing black with glossifier over top. Love the blacked out look!
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

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This guy on Instagram has quite a few pics of his new style 18's in black:

http://instagram.com/murdered_wk2



Thanks a lot man! Exactly what I was looking for!
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I dipped my stock 18" wheels today in the Anthracite Grey I had planned, but I've run out of light to clean the dip from the tyres and take any decent photos… but they look MINT. I'm loving the combination of Billet Silver and this Anthracite Grey.

I'll clean up in the morning and take some photos for this thread.
I can't wait to see how that looks! I may go that color instead of the black.
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Re: Has anyone painted/plasti dip their stock 18" rims?

Horrible weather today, but here is the finished result (almost—I've still got some chrome to dip) of the Anthracite Grey on the grille rings and wheels.

This was three coats matte black, two coats anthracite grey and one coat glossifier. I did this simply for economical reasons—the Plasti Dip in Australia was $15/can for black and $25/can for anthracite. The anthracite gives a really nice colour with just one coat (two to be sure) so there's no need to use it for all the coats.

My personal opinion, with the Billet Silver, this looks completely awesome.

jeep-plasti-anthracite-01.jpg

It also looks completely badass covered in mud. It rained—I couldn't help myself.

jeep-plasti-anthracite-02.jpg

This should give me a good opportunity to test how it is best cleaned.

I also plan to finish off the rest of the chrome pieces in matching plasti next weekend. This includes fog light bezels, tail light bezels, window trim and all badges except the front one which is already done.
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