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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Any pictures, or a thread with who has done this, kinda got me interested now.
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Here you guys go!!!

just thought i would try some black pintler's
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

any one know if I have to do anything special to the chrome clad wheels to paint them or can I just sand, prime and paint them. I just want to do it right.
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Who wants to trade + cash? I have the stock laredo wheels. Easier for painting/sanding etc?

The thing is, the jeep is my daily driver so were gonna have to meet somewhere in New York lol.
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its a plastic chrome. just be sure to scuff them up with some pads. then plastic promoter, prime, paint, clear. bling.
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Cant you literally just pull the "chrome" cladding off of the wheel itself? Then you could paint it, but I could be wrong.
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

its bonded on and wont come off without breaking it, also the metal underneath is unfinished. but I have never seen one with the clad removed. i wonder how bad that might look if you could maybe sand that metal underneath and paint it???
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thanks guys hopefully i can do them this weekend..well see what the weather does.
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i will need help with my HIDS when they come in... beer and food for all
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

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its a plastic chrome. just be sure to scuff them up with some pads. then plastic promoter, prime, paint, clear. bling.
is plastic promoter and Adhesion Promoter the same thing?
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