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Old 06-16-2010, 06:15 PM
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New wheels, new color.

So I started out with just fronts for going out on the road course. They went from this.....




to this....



to me not liking the red and ordering the rears. I went to this on the fronts...




to this on all 4...






I used Ford DSG(Dark Shadow Gray(CX) Turned out ok for an extra set of wheels
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:18 PM
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Re: New wheels, new color.

nice color transformation Chad I like the dark color better especially on that sexy red ride
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:22 PM
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Re: New wheels, new color.

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nice color transformation Chad I like the dark color better especially on that sexy red ride
Just need the tires to show up. So I can get some pics on the ride.
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Re: New wheels, new color.

how did you paint them if you dont mind me asking, i sanded down my aev pintlers, and painted them black but they started to chip, any ideas on what i should do?

thanks in advance!
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Looks amazing

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Re: New wheels, new color.

Very nice! Better than black IMO.
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Re: New wheels, new color.

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nice color transformation Chad I like the dark color better especially on that sexy red ride
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how did you paint them if you dont mind me asking, i sanded down my aev pintlers, and painted them black but they started to chip, any ideas on what i should do?

thanks in advance!
I just usually to a touch up with the same paint when Ive gotten chips on my wheels. I've done a few sets and thats the best part about diy paint jobs because you can touch them up cheaply and whenever you need to.
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Re: New wheels, new color.

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Re: New wheels, new color.

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how did you paint them if you dont mind me asking, i sanded down my aev pintlers, and painted them black but they started to chip, any ideas on what i should do?

thanks in advance!
You need to sand them and also use a primer. I just finished mine but the red ones had no issues, except I cleared them the day before the track and needless to say the became permanently embedded with brake dust.

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Looks amazing

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No vids yet. I might be doing another track day in the beginning of July.

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Very nice! Better than black IMO.
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You need to sand them and also use a primer. I just finished mine but the red ones had no issues, except I cleared them the day before the track and needless to say the became permanently embedded with brake dust.
Yea, definately clear them to protect them. Probably shoulda cleared mine more than I did. They make clear coat for wheels (duplicolor I think)...... That sucks about the brake dust.
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how did you paint them if you dont mind me asking, i sanded down my aev pintlers, and painted them black but they started to chip, any ideas on what i should do?

thanks in advance!
What kind of paint did you use? I painted a set of wheels back in the day and i used low-gloss black Engine Enamel from Duplicolor (no clear coat) and they never chipped during the couple of years I had them. Granted, I didn't do any wheeling as these were from an Acura, but they withstood winters where copious amounts of salt were used on the roads.




and Chad, those will look great on your ride, good call
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