I need input, honest, honest opinion on my paint job for the wheels

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JustmeandtheRT
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I need input, honest, honest opinion on my paint job for the wheels

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It’s just plasty dip so I can take it off easily. I did that because I wanted to protect the wheel. I was doing the tire myself also because the wheels are kind of beat up. Not too terrible but still.
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JustmeandtheRT
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Re: I need input, honest, honest opinion on my paint job for the wheels

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The back ones factory chrome or whatever I’m tired of looking ridiculous I’m either gonna match them to the darker sparkle, flake color, or to the factory chrome and silver look
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They look OK to me. The bigger question are the wheels adequately protected? The Plastidip will probably just peel off pretty quickly.
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Hard to say as we can't see the rear, but as long as they are both the same its a step in the right direction. The close up of the paint job looks fine though, if I was going to do it right I'd get them both shot blasted and powder coated professionally in a colour of my choice, I'd not do them myself as I'm sure they would not last :roll:
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Both valid points id love to get them powdered but i just dont have the dividends currently :cheers: more time to ride less time working comes with its sacrifices
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Post by Doctor T »

They look alright. Wonder how long it will last on the wheels. My wheels are crap with the paint peeling off. Didn't know they sold metalflake
Trust me I am a retired Doctor and lecturer at Oxford University of Structural and Mechanical/Electrical engineering.
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