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Old 10-12-2009, 10:50 AM   #1
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I have silver Cragar Rims and i wanted to get new ones that are black. My friend the other day said I should just paint the rims i have now instead of buying new ones... Would this work?

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Old 10-12-2009, 11:16 AM   #2
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any help?

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Old 10-12-2009, 01:04 PM   #3
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You'll have to sand and prime them first, then just use some Rust-oleum spray paint.
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Old 10-12-2009, 09:18 PM   #4
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powder coating works good .
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Old 10-15-2009, 12:02 PM   #5
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I powder coated my rims. I like how they turned out, but I would rather have kept the extra $400 in my pocket. Normal powder coating should be in the $250-$300 range but I had to special order the color i wanted.

If you end up spray painting them, post some pics, i'd like to see how they turn out.
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Old 10-15-2009, 12:24 PM   #6
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Do you have some cloesup pics of the powder cated rims? I want to do that in the winter.
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Old 10-15-2009, 01:30 PM   #7
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The center cap is spray painted. It was the closest I could match the powder coating with.

I put a few pics so you can see the powder coat in the sun and shade, it has decent reflectiveness. I did not put the clear coat over the powder coat and was recomended not to.

Let me know if you want a uber-close up (sorry, I saw Germany and had to throw that in), I can take some more pics over the weekend.
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