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This instrucatble will explain the detailed instructions to spraypainting your vehicle's rims the color you desire. Included is all the necesary preparation, as well as execution and clean-up.
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Step 1: Preparation

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Make sure the weather is nice. Temperature should be between 60 and 80 degrees with minimal humidity.

DO NOT paint in the rain.

Make sure you have a clean work area to put your car

Make sure your emergency brake is pulled and jack up your car under the engine.

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Place two jack stands under each tire suspension. (Make sure it is the frame)

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Remove the front tires

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Bring the tires to a hose-accessible area

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Rinse off the rims.

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Use a sponge and dish soap to scrub the rims.

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Rinse again.

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Take 600 grit sandpaper and lightly sand the rims, even the crevices.

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Rinse off once again.

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Use masking tape and newspaper to cover the tire, exposing only the rims.

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Use a can of HIGH HEAT primer and evenly coat the rims.

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Let the rims dry for 30 minutes.

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Use a can of your desired color and spray lightly and evenly on the rims.

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Let dry for 30 minutes and repeat step 13, then let dry for another 30 and repaint.

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Once three coats are on the rims, you can remove the newspaper and tape and let dry until dry to the touch

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Put the rims back on carefully and set the car down.

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Jack up the rear of the car, remove the rear tires, and repeat steps 4 through 16.
oz5es1 year ago
Please don't tell people to jack up the car under the engine.
Someone will eventually take it literally, and ruin their oil pan, either the alu-kind that cracks, or the pressed steel-type, which WILL collapse under the weight of the car.
Trust me, i KNOW.
Apart from that, nice instructable.
DavidL10 oz5es1 month ago

he did say to put it under the frame.

oz5es DavidL101 month ago
No: "Make sure your emergency brake is pulled and jack up your car under the engine.".
That's what it says, and that's what I'm trying to warn others about.