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Old 05-24-2010, 10:29 PM   #41
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um. i think 2000 grit sandpaper. just sanded until they were pretty smooth.
used white duplicolor sandable primer. 3 coats
then duplicolor engine enamel. i think i used like five coats
and duplicolor clear wheel coating. 3 coats
i spent about 80 bucks for supplies at kragen

i forget exactly how much of each i used. theres lots of how-tos on the web for this
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:10 PM   #42
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a lot of the how to's hav different methods.. n i was wanting to duplicate ur method since the paint on ur wheels seem to be holding up real well over the years.
bt thanks ill just guesstamate as to how much of each i need to borrow
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:11 PM   #43
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i meant buy lol i was thinking about borrowing my friends sander and typed borrow instead of buy
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Old 05-25-2010, 04:20 PM   #44
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i think a can of paint for each wheel. ive added more coats over time
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Old 05-25-2010, 05:18 PM   #45
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hey man i would go with the flowmasters 100%... they def. sound the best. my bro-n-law had a 92 cobra mustang with those on it and man did it purr... flowmasters all of the way!
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Old 05-25-2010, 07:11 PM   #46
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hey man i would go with the flowmasters 100%... they def. sound the best. my bro-n-law had a 92 cobra mustang with those on it and man did it purr... flowmasters all of the way!
ford never made a 92 cobra.
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Old 05-25-2010, 10:00 PM   #47
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torchred mind if i ask where in Cali you live?
happen to live about a block away from haystackstang
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Old 05-26-2010, 02:16 PM   #48
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i live in newman, ca. go to school in Modesto, ca.
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Hey so i finally got to painting my wheels... n im getting a lot of trouble when i try to clearcoat... I used enamel paint for the the base and enamel clear but it has caused some wrinkling.. do u have any tips on getting rid of the wrinkling or how to prevent it?
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Old 06-25-2010, 07:40 PM   #50
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your rims may be a little warm or hot when you painted them. make sure they are cool
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