Introduction: Flexidip Your Rims

About: I'm 15 and have been working with electronics for about five years. I have been helping my dad fix thing's and make stuff for as long as I can remember. I'm am always learning something from my dad. I hope to …

I'm 15 and a half, so i will be getting my divers license soon.My dad and i just recently swapped every thing from a 93 Geo Prizm that was in a accident but had a good engine and interior into a 95 Geo Prizm with a engine knock and bad interior. Now it is time to restore the rims.

Step 1: Why I Did It

My car was driven to the ocean every day and the clear coat wore off from the corrosiveness of the beach. As a result the rims get little black spots that are almost impossible to clean off unless I use some very hardcore cleaner and than the spots just come back in about a week.

Step 2: Get Some Flexidip

I chose some grey fiexidip. It took me 2 cans and i still had a little left over, each can cost about $6. The reason I chose flexidip over paint is it is more durable than spray paint and you can pell it off.

Step 3: Take Off Rim

Find a strong part of the car to jack it up from. Use a air gun if you have one but if you don't, loosen the lug nuts on the ground and than take them all the way off in the air.

Step 4: Clean Rims

Clean the rims the best you can but you don't have to get every thing off, because this stuff is pretty think and it will cover things.

Step 5: 1st Coat

Tape off your valve stem and put flash cards in between the tire and rim. Put the paint on about 50% on the first coat.It is kind of different spraying Flexidip than spray paint.

Step 6: 3 More Coats

Do 3 more thin coats every 5mins. Let dry complete for 24hrs.

Step 7: Finished

Put the rims back on car and you are done.

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