Thread: painting rims
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:28 PM
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Default Re: painting rims

120 may be a little too coarse,220 may be a little better.tto coarse and you will see sanding marks.
you need to prime the aluminum with zinc chromate primer or
the paint will fall off.
a light dusting first,to give next coat something to stick to.several light coats better than one heavy one.
never painted tims,curious to see how this works out for you.
not concerned about brakes wearing paint off?
masking spokes will be a pain,take your time and remove tape before paint gets too hard.
some masking tape doesent like to be left on for too long,adhesive leaves ugly residue.

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