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In this instructable I want to show you how to take an old rusty car rim and transform it into a vintage racing beauty. I used Techshop San Francisco...
The most effective way to remove this kind of deep set surface rust is to use a blast media cabinet. I am gonna use garnet media and glass beads. I'...
Fpr a show car, this would have a ways to go - for a working rally car, this is far enough. For the very thorough, they will also labor on the back s...
We decided the rims needed slots or holes to look like period racing wheels. So off to the water jet to lay out a pattern. At this point we were not...
Quick background - I hate learning programs and resent most updates where software wonks keep hiding the tools in different windows. SOmetimes I wonde...
Here is a shot of the cuts in progress. Notice the lousy cut on the left - real wavy and jagged. We had to stop and secure the rim because it moved ...
Here is the wheel, blasted, cleaned with iron phosphate, then rinsed and hung to dry. Now I am gonna powder coat the whole lot of them.
I took the a powder coat class at Techshop to learn it - easy and cheap way to get set of rims done. I'll not go into painful detail about powder co...
Here is a closer look at one of the problem rims - it had some prep issues - there was still some pitting from the rust that I did not finish out, and...
Here you see the stock wheel from a 1967 Citroen 2cv, and our slotted and coated racing wheel that we made from the stock set. It looks great with th...
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Posted:Apr 28, 2012
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