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    Results of my home refurb





    Taken on Blackberry


    What yall reckon?

    Im quiet pleased myself will get proper pics tomorrow when fitted.

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    crackin mate
    Quote Originally Posted by fozzie1984 View Post
    but the wife thinks its better to spend money on food and silly things like that.

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    looking good fella. did you rub down the colour before lacquering?

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    Quote Originally Posted by b1988m View Post
    looking good fella. did you rub down the colour before lacquering?
    I did indeed, also rubbed down primer with some really fine stuff b4 laying the color.

    And thanks for the pos comments

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    that answers that question always been a bit confused wether i should do it or not

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    Quote Originally Posted by b1988m View Post
    that answers that question always been a bit confused wether i should do it or not
    do it
    Quote Originally Posted by fozzie1984 View Post
    but the wife thinks its better to spend money on food and silly things like that.

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    i used some grade 600 made by oakleys from halfords, did the full wheel but only light, enough to take the rough off but keep the paint there, then gave it another count of color, then several coats of laquer, even tho my color was gloss black lol

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    looks good mate

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    As im going to do mine soon and leaving the tyres on with the newspaper do you just push it between the rim and tyre then mask it? oh yer and looking mint mate

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    Deflate the tyres as much as ya can, Then i taped of the edge with masking tape as its easier to position then paper, once got the edges done then layerd the paper on making sure cover full wall of tyre

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