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So I picked up a set of weld aluminum wheels. I wet sanded, 800,1000 1500. Then mother's on a cloth wheel. Removed black residue with flour (nice tip for those who dont know)

I got the lip looking really nice, but I think I'm going to paint the centers black.

My question is does anyone have any recommendations for painting, paint prep, or for clear coating? Didn't know what to clean the wheel with that wouldn't f*** up my polishing.
 

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What is the flour trick you speak of?

Im pretty sure a clear coat will dull the sine on your wheels
 

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Flour removes the black residue from polishing. Put it on a rag n rub. Comes right off
 

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Let me know what u think
 

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Clean it good with denatured alcohol to remove any oil or wax. The best way to get a good paint job is to properly prepare the surface first.
 

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Thanks, What grade should I use to wet sand between coats?
 

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No wet sanding between coats.
one tack coat, one wet coat. DONE.

Look in a Eastwood catalog. They have clear Specifically for aluminum wheels
 

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Gilbert huh, im in pleasant valley estates.
 

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Small world. CAnt say i've ever seen your truck though
 
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