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Painting rims tomorrow. any tips?

Old 10-14-2008, 09:36 PM
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Default Painting rims tomorrow. any tips?

so im painting my stock sixxer rims black tomorrow and leaving a chrome lip. any tips are greatly appreciated, also post up some pics if you have done yours. i'll post pics when i get done.
and on a side note, i want to remove my rocker stripes, but not really sure how to do it, and i dont want there to e a difference in the paint where the stripes were. do you think i should leave them or no? im not sure yet.

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Old 10-14-2008, 09:42 PM
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idk about how to remove or paint, but i would definitely vote for taking the stripes off. Good Luck with the rest. and dont forget to post pics when you are done!
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Old 10-15-2008, 02:34 AM
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Tips on painting... Be patience
Spray very light coats for the first few layers and give time for it to dry
Over spraying and dripping are annoying

Here are pix of my painted stockies back then:

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