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    Default Rim Job

    Just can leave well enough alone. A little red paint and a brush. Dont have the money for new rims,so i did what was
    cheap..
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    That looks good, ties in real nice with the pin stripping on your truck. I like those inexpensive mods that change the way a rig looks.

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    I got less that 20 bucks into the rims.Had some leftover
    sandpaper and black primer from when i did the top of the old girl.
    Everyone wanted 500 bucks for wagon wheels. Mounted balanced,lug nuts, caps.

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    good job on the rims.
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    Looks good....not sure if I would have titled the thread "rim job"...but my mind works differently.


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    Rims look good... but I agree.. "Rim Job" belongs in a whole other website!!!! I have a feeling that he knew what he was saying when he titled it..

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    They look nice.. I like the look of the black rims on the old beast...
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    How did you paint them black, and what kind of paint did you use? Did you have to take the tire off the rim and everything and have them balanced again?

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    Nice work! What kind of paint did you use?
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    nice job on the paint the red ties in nice with everything


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