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Wheels Painted
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Today I have been mostly painting my Berlingos wheels

Rusty before and wired brushed after.
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I cleaned them up with a wired brush and then painted the back of them with silver Hammerite

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Then sprayed the fronts with a tin of 5 wheel steel paint, bit darker than original but a lot less rusty
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#2
That's a job well done.:thumbsup:Confusedalut:
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
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#3
Good work it's amazing how newly painted wheel's can lift a car Confusedalut:
                                     Smile  It's too orangey for crow's It's just for me and my dog  Smile

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niiiiiiice Cool
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#5
I remember when I did it for a friend to freshen up his Corsa. Good times

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The Berlingo needs it as well to be honest but I'm really digging the hub caps on this car. It just looks better with them on. Hammerite is alright but I try to avoid it when I'm doing jobs for myself. And yes in the photos it's Hammerite, no primer
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#6
Top work! Really need to do mine this summer
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#7
I piked out on some wheels late last year and dropped them to a friendly panel shop. $600 for three rims to be sandblasted and painted in 2K. Definitely a serious saving possible if you DIY.
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#8
Mine didn't actually cost me anything to do, I had the Hammerite for the back of the wheels from another job sitting in the shed and one of my mates gave the can of spray paint about 5 years ago so I used that to do the front of the wheels. Suppose it took me about 4 hours to do but I had a day off so it was good to do something positive rather than surf the net or goggle box the time away.
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#9
600$? You are mental! For that money you can buy BBS split rims or some Keskin/Brock/Borbet wheels. I paid 100gbp for 4 MiM's. Next on my list is banded steels
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#10
Wow I'd be wanting new rubber on the rims as well for that price.

Wire brush attachment in a grinder cleans rims up quick and easy, inside and out.
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