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04-04-2013, 10:29 PM #11
No not that rough.You just want to rough up the "chrome" and give the paint something to adhere to. Than wipe it clean with a tack cloth and some kind of oil and wax remover. Prime with a few coats. Sand the primer to ensure the finish comes out smooth. Also, follow flash times!
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04-04-2013, 10:34 PM #12
Sooo 220? 320?
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04-04-2013, 10:37 PM #13
You said you had 440? I would use that between the 3
04-05-2013, 11:04 AM #14
04-05-2013, 12:43 PM #15
Just FYI for all the rest of the do-it-urself guys, like me, out there. The RustOleum product is very good (and, the "2X Plastic paint also covers metal very well). However, Krylon is the only maker I have found that, throughout their product line, uses a spray head that provides an excellent oval, or fan, pattern, very similar to a professional cup gun. Home Depot's private label paints spray a small dot, and it is almost impossible to get smooth, overlaying patterns with a dot. For any of your finish coats with a rattle can, I would recommend Krylon for the most professional look.
04-05-2013, 04:29 PM #16
Rust-Oleum is amazing, and you saying that definitely boosted my confidence in this project. The cans do put out a small spray pattern but with the right touch and angle you can get it smooth. Also to anyone who are looking to do this. HAVE A FULL DAY DEDICATED TO IT. it takes awhile to todo. But at the end of the day I guarantee you'll be satisfied. I know I am and I will have pics up soon once I put the back wheels back on!!!!
04-05-2013, 08:56 PM #17
i did this set of rims a while back.
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04-06-2013, 11:56 PM #18
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Here's before an after pics for lookie-loo's
04-07-2013, 09:41 PM #19
that's some good solid work there. looks sharp. after a while let us know how the finish holds up
04-10-2013, 07:26 AM #20
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