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Old 04-21-2013, 01:53 PM   #1
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Why do my wheels look like this

Is the clear coming off or something and what is that white stuff
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Old 04-21-2013, 03:54 PM   #2
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The clear coat is flaking off your rims
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The clear coat is flaking off your rims
Thats what i thought.. Is it possible re clear them and they will look new?!
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Thats what i thought.. Is it possible re clear them and they will look new?!
Strip em down, then re clear them is very possible, there are plenty of companies out there that will do it for you but is nearly if not more the price of new rims...Id say strip them down, and plasti dip them any color you'd like if your looking to save $$ and still have hot looking wheels
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Strip em down, then re clear them is very possible, there are plenty of companies out there that will do it for you but is nearly if not more the price of new rims...Id say strip them down, and plasti dip them any color you'd like if your looking to save $$ and still have hot looking wheels
Im not all that craized about plasti dip.. I could have my dad re spray them. Hes been painting cars for 30+ years.. Im sure that he wont have a problem with it
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Im not all that craized about plasti dip.. I could have my dad re spray them. Hes been painting cars for 30+ years.. Im sure that he wont have a problem with it
Well there ya go have him do it
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Well there ya go have him do it
And how do i get that gray horse in the hubcap back in the one thats all white?
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And how do i get that gray horse in the bub cap back in the one thats all white?
I'm sorry a bit confused on the question
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I'm sorry a bit confused on the question
This hubcap see how its all white? How do i get it like all the others that look like this
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You would need to strip them down bare, then either paint or polish them, followed by a clear. You can also check Craigslist for new wheels.
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This hubcap see how its all white? How do i get it like all the others that look like this
that hubcap is from a different set of v6 wheels. i actually have one of those hubcaps that your looking for laying some where around. i found it inside the trunk of my old sixxer .
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The original finish on those wheels were a machined finish with a clearcoat. I doubt you will be able to bring back the machined finish, but they might actually look good with a polished finish followed by a clear powder coat to make them stay that way.
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that hubcap is from a different set of v6 wheels. i actually have one of those hubcaps that your looking for laying some where around. i found it inside the trunk of my old sixxer .
If u find it let me know and pm how much u want for it

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The original finish on those wheels were a machined finish with a clearcoat. I doubt you will be able to bring back the machined finish, but they might actually look good with a polished finish followed by a clear powder coat to make them stay that way.
What do u mean machined?! And i thought about powder coating them since there is a powder coating place right up the street
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[QUOTE=Robbiemustang96;

What do u mean machined?! And i thought about powder coating them since there is a powder coating place right up the street[/QUOTE]

The wheels surface would have the appearance like it just came off the lathe,
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Is that what those little grooves in the wheels are?!
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Why don't you save up for nicer set instead of spending money to restore these?
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Why don't you save up for nicer set instead of spending money to restore these?
exactly...for the price of refinishing those 15" v6 stockers you could buy some used 17" GT wheels
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Is that what those little grooves in the wheels are?!
Yes sir,
And like some of the others are saying, for what it would cost you to restore those wheels, you'd be better off finding a much nicer looking wheel, for half of what it might cost you to properly restore those wheels.
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Why don't you save up for nicer set instead of spending money to restore these?
Idk.. Because ive always actually liked these wheels and i dont have the money to buy a different set and they dont have to look brand new just better then what they do now.
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Oh, I see. Well here's a link to an eBay listing for your center caps. The guy has five of them an the one pictured looks to be in immaculate condition.
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...obalID=EBAY-US

Personally, I think your car would look sweet with some premium '11+ 19 inch OEM wheels. You could find a set with tires for about $500.
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Oh, I see. Well here's a link to an eBay listing for your center caps. The guy has five of them an the one pictured looks to be in immaculate condition.
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...obalID=EBAY-US

Personally, I think your car would look sweet with some premium '11+ 19 inch OEM wheels. You could find a set with tires for about $500.
Thats the problem lol i dont have 500$ unless you know you could maybe spot me 500$
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Oh, I see. Well here's a link to an eBay listing for your center caps. The guy has five of them an the one pictured looks to be in immaculate condition.
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...obalID=EBAY-US

Personally, I think your car would look sweet with some premium '11+ 19 inch OEM wheels. You could find a set with tires for about $500.
Are you talking about these?! And 10 bucks for one of those caps sounds like a real deal...
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Are you talking about these?! And 10 bucks for one of those caps sounds like a real deal...
Yup, that's the one. I've seen a set on a new edge and with some spacers, they'd look pretty boss!
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Yup, that's the one. I've seen a set on a new edge and with some spacers, they'd look pretty boss!
My cars not a new edge thoe but it might look cool...
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My cars not a new edge thoe but it might look cool...
Yeah, I know that. The body style is similar, that's why I mentioned it.
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Yeah, I know that. The body style is similar, that's why I mentioned it.
Oh lol ok i actually thought about saving up a bunch of money and buying these but it seems that i cant save money because im buying other things for my car
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Those do look good! But damn, that's almost a grand just for the rims!
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Those do look good! But damn, that's almost a grand just for the rims!
Yea exactly. Tire place in town wants 1100 for a set but i dont even know if theyre real tourq thrusts

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I gotta get a job... So much want.. But nothing to back it up with
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Yea exactly. Tire place in town wants 1100 for a set but i dont even know if theyre real tourq thrusts

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I gotta get a job... So much want.. But nothing to back it up with
Are you over 18? If so, get into the oil field. Tons of oil money to be made!
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Are you over 18? If so, get into the oil field. Tons of oil money to be made!
Im only 15... Turn 16 in a week!!! Thought about applying out at menards or lowes.
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Start applying now! I started my first job flippin patties on my 16th birthday. Lol
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Start applying now! I started my first job flippin patties on my 16th birthday. Lol
Lol ok
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