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    paint stock wheels?

    Alright i have been thinking of getting black wheels but i really like the style of the stock ones.

    I was wondering if you guys think they stocks would look good painted black or black with a chrome lip?


    This is my car ..... window tint will be on soon and corner markers are blacked out...





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    With just about everything being black on your car, IMO i think a chrome lip would be something to seriously consider. The chrome lip will really set the wheels off.
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    I agree 100% with 2001camaross. That trans am with tinted windows and black wheels with a chrome lip would look fucking sweet

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    I would say all black, I like the look.

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    Black chrome, or high gloss black powdercoat would look good!

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    I would also suggest black chrome powder. Just my .02

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    i was thinkning powder coating... how hard is it to paint or powder coat over the chrome? Does it just need to be scuffed up or completely off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stew215 View Post
    i was thinkning powder coating... how hard is it to paint or powder coat over the chrome? Does it just need to be scuffed up or completely off?
    To powder over chrome, it would depend on what effect you were looking for. If you wanted a mirror black, you would blast the wheels. If you were looking to black chrome the wheels with powder, you would only need to clean them very well before the process.

    Black chrome is technically a candy color. It does what it does due to what is underneath it. You would want a nice chrome base if you were to choose black chrome. If there are any blemishes you would not want to go this route.

    Short answer is, NO you dont have to take the chrome completely off the wheels UNLESS they are flaking already. If they are flaking, you would need to remove all the chrome.

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    well that answers all my questions..... gotta remove all the chrome. The inside of the wheels are starting to peel.... Does anyone have any idea what the price would be for the chrome to be removed and powder coated?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2001camaroSS View Post
    With just about everything being black on your car, IMO i think a chrome lip would be something to seriously consider. The chrome lip will really set the wheels off.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike99TA View Post
    I agree 100% with 2001camaross. That trans am with tinted windows and black wheels with a chrome lip would look fucking sweet

    ^^ What they said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stew215 View Post
    well that answers all my questions..... gotta remove all the chrome. The inside of the wheels are starting to peel.... Does anyone have any idea what the price would be for the chrome to be removed and powder coated?
    It all depends. I personally would take those to a pro grade blaster. At this time we are not set up with a huge blaster (coming to a triple h coating near you

    I usually pay about 15 to 20 per wheel for blasting, and coating would normally run around 40 to 50 per if you just wanted a gloss black. You may get away with it a little cheaper if there is a chrome shop near you, they can pull it off with chemicals, usually alot cheaper than blasting them.

    Somewhere between 50 and 70 per I would guess, but it depends alot on what color you want, and how bad the wheels are to start with. Believe it or not, the more the chrome is peeling the cheaper it should be, the easyer it is to get off.

    You can also pop off the chrome yourself with muratic acid

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    Thats really to bad, cause the fronts look like they are in pretty good shape

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    The previous owner i guess never cleaned the inside of the wheels. on every wheels the chrome is starting to come up. also were the center cap pops on a few wheels are peeling under that.

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