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Offline Jschara

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Painting my rims
« on: September 28, 2019, 05:44:12 PM »
I have painted my rims on my 1979 R65 with Dupli Color paint.  The match looks very close to the original color.

Should I clear coat them for a better protection?

Jim

Offline Tony Smith

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Re: Painting my rims
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2019, 06:54:35 PM »
Yes
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Offline Justin B.

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Re: Painting my rims
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2019, 11:16:07 PM »
Did you use an etching primer over the bare aluminum?
Justin B.

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Offline Jschara

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Re: Painting my rims
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2019, 09:09:15 AM »
Hi Just,

No.  I wire brushed and sanded with out using any primer.  Big mistake?

Jim

Offline Justin B.

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Re: Painting my rims
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2019, 10:24:30 AM »
It might chip easier...
Justin B.

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1981 R100RT - Summer bike, NEKKID!!!