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Old 01-20-2010, 08:52 AM
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i hate my rims..but im poor

i have an 05 ltd with the shit chrome clad rims and i hate them. is there any way to paint them.. maybe with an adhesive promoter and paint? im not sure just asking. help me
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:56 AM
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

There was a member here who painted his wheels - 'micallef'

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Just not sure how many coats of each, but if I had to guess;

1-2 coats of primer, 3 coats of paint, 1-2 coats of clear.
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:58 AM
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^^^ Yeah his came out nice! I was trying to find the thread but I can't... I'll post it if I find it...
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Do that method Ryan! Or just save up and buy SRT Reps!
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Old 01-20-2010, 09:12 AM
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

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Do that method Ryan! Or just save up and buy SRT Reps!
i saw his DIY was just concerned about the chrome clad wheels i have. i was going to save up for the srt reps but i think with in the next year to year and half my kid or wife will get the jeep and SRT reps will be a waste.
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Old 01-20-2010, 09:15 AM
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i saw his DIY was just concerned about the chrome clad wheels i have. i was going to save up for the srt reps but i think with in the next year to year and half my kid or wife will get the jeep and SRT reps will be a waste.
Just sand them down. They'll look the same as his after he sanded his down.
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Let's say you were to do this. What color would you go for?
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Not true. Keep the stocks and sell the reps later. SOmeone will always be willing to buy the SRT wheels, reps or origionals
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Let's say you were to do this. What color would you go for?
maybe gun metal or black
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Glossy or Matte?
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Glossy or Matte?
not sure
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Re: i hate my rims..but im poor

Now I may be wrong but doesnt the chrome cladding come off? I would think it would be easier to paint the bare wheel rather then the chrome clad part its self? Or as another option if it does come off easily you couod always have the cladding powder coated. Just I thought....
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