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Old 08-20-2008, 12:30 PM
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First thing to do is scuff the areas to be painted..I use the blending rolocs which are scuff pads on a 2" roloc holder about a 120 grit works good..you do not need to remove the powder coat just scuff it well..Mask off the wheel and then shoot two wet coats of epoxy primer and then scuff again to get it smooth as possible..then base clear..

I use Spi products and have had no difficulty doing this..Brkae heat does not seem to be an issue as I have used the SPI on engines and on a jet car and it seems to hold up well..

Sam
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