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Tools Needed: (That I needed personally) 3 cans white plasti dip spray paint 3 cans neon "blaze" pink plasti dip spray paint 1 can gloss plasti dip spray paint Rim cleaner, towels, deck of cards/tape if necessary Change summer/winter rims if needed

Step 1: Clean & Prepare

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Clean rims of all grease, dirt, etc. and dry. Line inner tire with cards (to avoid overspray). I suggest changing your summer and winter tires for the day to fully let the paint dry over night after spraying.
 
jsfinley2 days ago

Thinking about doing this to my '92 Loyale wagon, pale blue factory color + pink rims = ultimate surf combination!

iJenniXoXo1 year ago
I really want to know how long the pink lasted you!!! the blaze fades quick. but I also heard if you do the white base it will last you as long please help! I really wanna do this to my car also.! Im in love with yours
jziraldo (author) 2 years ago
Sounds like you should make your own instructable! I did my tires the way I wanted to and it worked perfectly. Plasti dip is expensive so I personally wouldn't waste any (even by over spraying the tires). You would still need to remove the tire to put a trash bag around the brakes, but hey whatever is easiest for you!
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spin4982 years ago
I used to use petroleum jelly to mask tires it just washes off when you're done.
jziraldo (author) 2 years ago
Haha it's a subaru impreza
Hey looks great-two different color coats is a nice touch, no need to mix your own color!

I did mine without tire removal a year ago and they still look good. Did my chrome grill and bumper in black too.

What kind of Ford is that?
newb2 years ago
you can do it without shielding the tire, just peal it off the tire after its dried. If you want to leave the wheels on you can just cover the brakes with a trash bag and spray it that way, that's how plasti dip shows on their YouTube
Instead of putting cards around the rims you could use shampoo and let dry then paint and and any overspray that gets on the tires will be removed once you wash the tires.
jziraldo (author) 2 years ago
Road wear hasn't gotten me yet! The paint is like a little plastic guard for all my rims (along with the colour obviously haha)
jziraldo (author) 2 years ago
I think if you did it over the weekend and mounted on Sunday it would be fine! I let mine dry over night completely but you will be able to tell by looking at it if it's dry or not, so if it still looks wet just wait a little longer. You COULD do with the wheels on the car but you would need still need to take them off temporarily to tape the calliper etc. to avoid overspray
kretzlord2 years ago
I love it! Question: does the plasti-dip make it that much more resilient?
not really, it's more of a temporary way to change your wheels color. You can peel it off if you really wanted to.
how does it hold up to road wear?
stunami2 years ago
The rims look great! Do you think it would work even if the rims were still on the car? I'm thinking it would be impossible for me to take off all four of my rims, or have the car down long enough to do 2 and 2. How long did it take to dry before you could remount? If I did 2 on Friday night, swapped on Saturday night to do the others, and then mounted on Sunday night, you think I could drive on Monday?
jziraldo (author) 2 years ago
The plasti dip will shield brake dust, dirt etc. from getting on the actual rim. You can use a light sponge and some water to remove whatever gets built up (every 2-3 weeks).
JF092 years ago
This looks great! I will try it on a bike and build my way to car rims.