Painted the rim lip

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  1. Shangsta

    Shangsta New Member

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    So some of you might remember the pics i posted the last time and i inquired about what you guys thought about painting my rims orange or just painting the lip orange. well i came home for a week and had time so i decided to go through the thing and fix areas that need to be fixed and then paint the rims. Well here you go, let me know what you think.(BTW i still need to wet sand em and then spray the clear coat, and ill have pics of the car off the jackstands probably sunday).

    Started by removing the interior and carpet as there were some things that needed to be fixed.
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    removed the rims and washed them so i could start the prep work
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    Fixing some curb rash
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    Once i had the lip feeling smooth and like new again started masking
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    Then hit it with paint
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  2. Shangsta

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    Then let it sit and dry, and this is the result
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  3. Fets

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    NIce, I like it! O0
     
  4. Lightning Struck

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    need to see pics of the entire car...
     
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    You are an AutoX guy right? I think it goes real well with the theme of the car. O0
     
  6. Shangsta

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    i Do everything, auto x, drag, open track. Ill have full car shots probably tommorow or the next day. Still working on some stuff under the car
     
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    ha i think it looks pretty kool. O0
     
  8. lrall

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    that is HOT, usually white rims arent my fav but thats saweet!!
     
  9. white98stang

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    its different but i guess i could get used to nice job
     
  10. 19mustang95

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    uuhhh...im unsure about it. is there anythin else on the car that is orange?
     
  11. MeanGrn Gt

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    the rims look good. You need orange stripes to finish it off. I love white w/ tangelo stripes :pimp2:
     
  12. Shangsta

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    Theres nothing else orange but my friend owns a company that does removable vyanl(sp i know i got that one wrong) and we are talking about mabe making some orange saleen stripes or something to that effect.
     
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    please dont, leave your car the way it is...or maybe you can get orange tint. :D



    but really, the rims dont look bad...its just doesnt really have a theme.
     
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    I like it !!!! +1 on the orange stripes.
     
  15. Shangsta

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    Im soo excited to get some pics once its back on earth. Im still busy cleaning detailing the underside and just got done with the last two wheels. Tommorow the wetsanding starts and then spray the clearcoat. Pics will be here sunday
    on another note here one of the other little project i was working on.

    Ive had this hardwire kit for my passport sitting for forever decided to finaly install it.
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    The test fit
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    Molding it so that it fits flush. Still got to sand this too
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  16. Red96GT

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    Cool. Where are you located?
     
  17. Shangsta

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    washington
     
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    I freaking love your wheels!!!
     
  19. Shangsta

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    Thanks
     
  20. MoonlightGT

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    exactly what i thought.