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Old 09-10-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Paint stock rims?

Just got my 2012 Wrangler Sport, Black in color. Ordered my black Jeep emblem today but was wandering, can you or has anyone ever painted a set of stock rims. Want them black. Any help or info appreciated.

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Old 09-10-2012, 04:26 PM   #2
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Just got my 2012 Wrangler Sport, Black in color. Ordered my black Jeep emblem today but was wandering, can you or has anyone ever painted a set of stock rims. Want them black. Any help or info appreciated.
Peeps do it all the time. You can do em yourself with a rattle can, Plasti-Dip, or bedliner. Or you can pay to get em powdercoated. You're only limited by your imagination.

Lotsa good links, tips, photos – plus opinions on pros/cons of each method – in the links below:

Tutorial: Painting Stock 17" Rims with Tires Off With Rustoleum Bedliner
Making stock rims black
Plasti Dip Coating Wheels
Anyone paint/powder coat their OEM Wheels?
bed lined my wheels last night
Bedlined rims
Aluminum Wheel Prep/Paint tips and pics
Painting Rubicon Wheels
Paint!
Cost to powder coat 17" rims?

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Old 09-10-2012, 05:47 PM   #3
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Thanks for the good info. I'll check them out.
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:00 PM   #4
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If you like the blacked out look, plastidip works well on everything (emblem, trail rated badge ect...) do a quick search there's lots of good info on here. And it is as easy as it sounds.
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plastidip - nice because its easy to remove if you dont like it.
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