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Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby TameTheFlame [OP] » May 28 2013, 11:47pm

Yesterday I plasti-dipped my chrome clad rims. I put 4 coats of black plasti-dip on each rim. I then powerwashed them at a car wash and they held up perfectly. This is how it turned out; tell me what you think!
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jrp458 wrote:Has anyone has trouble with their ball joints wearing out?


Wade_660 wrote:Your ball joints aren't going to be happy
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby StarsnBars » May 29 2013, 12:16am

Looks good with the rest of the black on the truck.
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby semicrazy » May 29 2013, 12:47am

Very nice work.
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby TameTheFlame [OP] » May 29 2013, 1:25am

Thanks y'all. I'm going to get a glossifier on it to make it shine, so it's not so matte black. It took me roughly 2 hours, 1 hour per side. (Two wheels at once).
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby sikk50 » May 29 2013, 1:27am

Love that! If I wasn't planning on buying black wheels already, I'd be doing that
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby TameTheFlame [OP] » May 29 2013, 1:30am

Thank you!
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby Kanaloa » May 29 2013, 1:36am

Looks damn good. I prefer the flat black, but gloss black will look awesome too.
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby jchantelau » May 29 2013, 1:45am

I plan on doing the same but I think I'm going to leave the center caps chrome. How many cans per wheel? Looks awesome on the truck great work.
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Re: Plasti-Dipped Chrome Rims

Postby TameTheFlame [OP] » May 29 2013, 2:50am

Thank you! I honestly used less than two cans, with 4 coats per wheel. I would get two cans just in case though.
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Postby jchantelau » May 29 2013, 3:01am

TameTheFlame wrote:Thank you! I honestly used less than two cans, with 4 coats per wheel. I would get two cans just in case though.


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