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Old 01-01-2012, 10:42 PM   #151
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I want to do this but does the bedliner hold dirt?
Yes, but it isn't that bad. If done properly they will stand up to a power washer with no problem. That is how I get mine clean, you have to pressure wash them.

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Old 01-16-2012, 10:16 PM   #152
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Just finished mine today, I'd say it came off nice
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:21 PM   #153
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Just finished mine today, I'd say it came off nice
Looks good. How hard was it? I'm thinking about doing mine in the future.
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Looks good. How hard was it? I'm thinking about doing mine in the future.
Wasn't too hard, went to a local garage and lifted it took the wheels off put some newspaper on the tires and went to town, haha. Some people game advice on this forum made it alot easier. overall just be cautious
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:23 PM   #155
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I'm planning to do this this coming weekend, possibly the next. I have the high temp paint stuff that rustolium makes. Should I take that back in favor of the bed liner? I painted a set of old BMW rims at one point flat black and hated it. I re-coated them with a shiny black and it made a world of difference. I want to avoid the flat black look... with that, should I stick with the stuff I have to keep the gloss or change to the bedliner stuff? I haven't seen the bedliner in person so tough to make the call on my own.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:35 PM   #156
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I'm planning to do this this coming weekend, possibly the next. I have the high temp paint stuff that rustolium makes. Should I take that back in favor of the bed liner? I painted a set of old BMW rims at one point flat black and hated it. I re-coated them with a shiny black and it made a world of difference. I want to avoid the flat black look... with that, should I stick with the stuff I have to keep the gloss or change to the bedliner stuff? I haven't seen the bedliner in person so tough to make the call on my own.
Bed liner is a flat black with a light texture.
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Bed liner is a flat black with a light texture.
Sticking with the paint, then. I'll just prep really good. I have the spare tire already prepped but back on the Jeep. I'll take some pics after everything is complete.
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flat black = win
gloss is for sports cars IMHO
They make special wheel paints....even semigloss as a compromise did it on my former car (a ricer) prep is the key... @aharper you really should re-prep spare, important that its done immediately prior to painting t o avoid contamination.
Thinkin of doing this again to tide me over till I can afford some cragars...
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flat black = win
gloss is for sports cars IMHO
They make special wheel paints....even semigloss as a compromise did it on my former car (a ricer) prep is the key... @aharper you really should re-prep spare, important that its done immediately prior to painting t o avoid contamination.
Thinkin of doing this again to tide me over till I can afford some cragars...
That's exactly why I did it. To tide me over and now I love the look. I get asked about them everywhere. My jeep is certainly a head turner, all the time driving down the road I see people fully turning in their seat just to look at my ride. Feels good.
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Old 01-26-2012, 02:54 PM   #161
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I finally got around to painting the Gamblers on the Jeep. I'm undecided as to whether or not I'll go aftermarket later, but for now I'm really happy with the way they turned out. You can see the passenger side before, and the driver side after.




awesome looking rig! How did you cover/tape the little "rivots" on the wheels? i have outlaw 2's that id like to do that too
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Old 01-26-2012, 03:33 PM   #162
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Sooo.. rustoleum for the frame eh?? Able to withstand Angle Grinders you say... The attention to detail is amazing, and i'm about to swap a frame.. so everything is coming off. 3 cases please. The only thing that your jeep is missing is a "Terrible Towel".
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:38 AM   #164
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Did the '12 a few days ago. Looks good.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:19 PM   #165
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I have those same stock rims that were given to me at purchase so it would be really easy to do now as another set is on the jeep. I was wondering about the rivets also. Will keep an eye on this thread...
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Did the '12 a few days ago. Looks good.
i couldnt figure out how you removed the Jeep logo in the middle of the wheel, does it pop out or is it screwed in?
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:46 AM   #167
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i couldnt figure out how you removed the Jeep logo in the middle of the wheel, does it pop out or is it screwed in?
Poke it out from the inside. Use a screw driver handle or soothing similar and give it a good hit.
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awesome! Thanks will give it a try this weekend.
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got started on this project today... its fairly easy. Did my spare first; just to get a hang of the spray can. Thats very important...




not sure if I should do the back side of the wheel too, maybe not. Will post pics once I am done with all 5

Question: I am not going to put the middle plastic JEEP logo back when I put the wheel on (can be seen in the second pic) is that going to be a problem
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I'm thinking I want to do this, want black wheels, but don't have the cash right now. Everyone that has posted pics looks really good. Not sure if I want to go with the bed liner or a flat/satin paint. Like I said the pictures all look great, but nobody feels like it looks too cheap? Painting wheels always just makes me think of Honda Accord rice burners.
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I'm thinking I want to do this, want black wheels, but don't have the cash right now. Everyone that has posted pics looks really good. Not sure if I want to go with the bed liner or a flat/satin paint. Like I said the pictures all look great, but nobody feels like it looks too cheap? Painting wheels always just makes me think of Honda Accord rice burners.
i thought the same thing but it turned out pretty nice if you do it properly
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i thought the same thing but it turned out pretty nice if you do it properly
Okay, next nice day of weather I think I'll have to do it. My Jeep is silver w/ the matching fenders and I need some more contrast, so I think it must be done.

Quick question about the bed liner. I saw to clean it, people said a pressure washer works well. What about a high powered nozzle on the end of a hose? I'm just curious, not like it is a make it or break it deal. Thanks for all your help!
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Okay, next nice day of weather I think I'll have to do it. My Jeep is silver w/ the matching fenders and I need some more contrast, so I think it must be done.

Quick question about the bed liner. I saw to clean it, people said a pressure washer works well. What about a high powered nozzle on the end of a hose? I'm just curious, not like it is a make it or break it deal. Thanks for all your help!
Yeah those work if you just go slow over everything. That's what I find myself using most the time. And of it starts to look dull you just hit it with another can!
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yea I like the rugged look, that's what jeep is all about. shiny tires are for race cars...
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Rustoleum Bedliner?

RUSTOLEUM??? This project is awesome. The pics look really good and it seemed to have turned out really well.

However... Rustoleum sucks for bedliner. It is obviously a very sturdy paint though. I think you need to be careful when you use the words interchangeably. Given, Rustoleum is definitely a giatn of paints and coatings, they are not really in the game of professional bedliners. It's just kind of an ego shot when they are compared to guys in the business of professional bedliners. Spray-lining a bedliner versus coating a rim, are very different. Here are some good DIY Kits for bedliners if that's what someone really wants.

Spray-Lining Spray in Bedliner - Polyurethane and Polyurea Hybrid Coatings
Al's Liner. DIY Truck Bed Liners!
Monstaliner do-it-yourself roll-on truck bed liner outperforms Herculiner Bed Liner, Duplicolor and Rustoleum Road Warrior

The best spray-lining bedliner?? You chose.
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What steps do I need to take before spraying the wheels? Cover tires? Clean the rim? anything else? I Guess I need to take the wheels off right?
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Great job everyone. Top tip...lets air pressure out of the tires, put old playing cards around the rim to keep from having to tape around the rim.

(Pic is of an old Miata wheel I was working on)
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