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Old 10-20-2011, 08:56 AM
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will do, is there a high temp etch primer to use? im gonna do my 2 back wheels saturday finally
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No need for high temp etch. Regular self etch primer works fine.
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Alright as far as buffing what's the process? What grit paper? How long do I wait before I buff and what kind of buff, mc g ultimate compound?
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I don't remember off hand what brand products I used, it has been almost 4 years and my memory stinks. Anyway, I am sure any high quality procuct will work fine. Just don't go cheap on the last step.
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dang...im afraid now ha dont wanna mess them up!!
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If you follow all the steps you wont mess them up. It is really not that hard of a project to get to look right as long as you prep the wheels good.
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alright i think im still going to, how long did you let the wheels cure? im thinking overnight? i kno i bugged you about this a while back ort thanks for helping again
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I started them on a Friday night prepping, painted Saturday morning, then let them cure in.the sun Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Then I finished then Sunday evening.
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what do you recommend as far as buffing if you had to do them over again? sand? what else, i just dont wanna have to buy new rims lol
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