Painting Moabs - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 05-22-2014, 08:53 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
bvanfossen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 277
Painting Moabs

I don't think I want to use bed liner. I hear it holds dirt.

What's the best black paint to use?

bvanfossen is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-22-2014, 09:38 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Farmington, MN
Posts: 27
I've used the Rustoleum bedliner on 2 sets of alloys. Both turned out great and have survived a couple of winters here in MN. There is definitely some texture there after you're done, but I haven't had an issue with them holding dirt/dust. And anything that is there hasn't been an issue to wash off.

j_wiens is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-22-2014, 06:54 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
bvanfossen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 277
Quote:
Originally Posted by j_wiens View Post
I've used the Rustoleum bedliner on 2 sets of alloys. Both turned out great and have survived a couple of winters here in MN. There is definitely some texture there after you're done, but I haven't had an issue with them holding dirt/dust. And anything that is there hasn't been an issue to wash off.
I read that the Rustoleum Left a rough surface that held dirt. If not I will use it.

So I can wipe the wheel clean with a rag if I have Rustoleum painted on?
bvanfossen is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-22-2014, 10:30 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
Txrdstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 798
Quote:
Originally Posted by bvanfossen View Post
I don't think I want to use bed liner. I hear it holds dirt. What's the best black paint to use?
John Deere Blitz Black, Looks good, easy to come by and strong as hell.
Txrdstr is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-23-2014, 08:04 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Farmington, MN
Posts: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by bvanfossen View Post
I read that the Rustoleum Left a rough surface that held dirt. If not I will use it.

So I can wipe the wheel clean with a rag if I have Rustoleum painted on?
I haven't had any problem keeping mine clean using soap and water and a sponge. Haven't gone through any mud though so I can't comment on if that would be harder to clean or not.
j_wiens is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-27-2014, 11:35 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
mattTJaaron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 176
I've used numerous spray on bed liners, rustoleum, duplicator, and harbor freights bed liner all hold dirt depending on where you use them (inside the wheel wells/frame... Terrible idea). The inly product I haven't had a problem with was about $12 for a small rattle can, and had hardly any texture to it. I'm personally going to reapply everything with more Bedliner (duplicolor looks the best, although it's fairly expensive compared to the alternatives), and add a clear coat, to eliminate the dirt holding problem. Not sure if it will work, but it's the step I'm on. I'm too cheap to go to line-x.
mattTJaaron is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-27-2014, 07:54 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
DANIMAL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Pewaukee,WI
Posts: 428
If your wheels are in good shape and you don't want to sand them down, try Plasti Dip. I did mine last year and haven't had any problems with them. I did put 3 coats of Plasti Dip Glossifier on top of the 4-5 coats of black, so that helps. It was very easy to do. No sanding, no pulling wheel weights and if you want, you don't even have to pull the wheels off of your Jeep.

Here's what mine look like.



Just had them covered in mud. Pressure washed the mud off and they look like new. I was a little worried, but no damage.

The nice thing is that if I scratch them up or want a change, all I have to do is peel off the Dip and I have brand new wheels again.
__________________
2013 Gecko JK Sport S
2009 White JKU Rubicon
DANIMAL is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-05-2014, 08:36 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
bvanfossen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 277
Should I paint them with flat or gloss black??
bvanfossen is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-05-2014, 09:30 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
Txrdstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 798
Txrdstr is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-05-2014, 09:45 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
bvanfossen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 277
Quote:
Originally Posted by Txrdstr View Post
I may order that. Will 1 can cover 5 wheels?
bvanfossen is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-06-2014, 06:46 AM   #11
Jeeper
 
Txrdstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 798
Quote:
Originally Posted by bvanfossen View Post
I may order that. Will 1 can cover 5 wheels?
I would use 2. Can get it at John Deere dealers also if have one close..
Txrdstr is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 06-06-2014, 10:44 AM   #12
Jeeper
 
bdizz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 98
I have bedliner on my rims, and the mud stains never come off. It looks great at first, but as soon as you get mud on the rims, it looks pretty bad. If I had it to do over again, I would go with PlastiDip.

bdizz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC