The fact is that with time even the paint on the rims get decayed. As a result you need to take proper steps to fix this. For this you can either repaint it or refinish it depending on what you may choose. But for this you need to remove that paint first.
Removing spray paint from rims is relatively quite easy but for this you need use very effective and powerful chemical. The steps of removing spray paint from rims are given bellow :
Tools that are required :
- Painting tape
- Paint stripper
- Wire brush
- Steel object
Step By Step Complete Guide – How to Remove Spray Paint from Rims
Removing the wheels :
First, you have to take them in a shaded place and remove the wheels carefully for paint removal.
Removing the tires :
This is very optional but it is better to remove the tires because the paint removal chemicals are very strong and they may end up harming the tires but it is better to remove the tires.
Rinse the rims properly :
This is because you need to keep the rims free from any kind of derbies or dirt. The pollutants may end getting mixed with the chemical and cause harm to the work. That is why pressure wash the rims properly.
Taping off the unprotected areas :
This is for the areas that are unprotected and may get harmed because of the chemicals. Paint removals are very strong and reactionary. So to save any part that may get detected by the use should be taped off.
Spray paint stripper :
Now you have to spray the paint stripper. After spraying on the paint wait ten to twelve minutes until bubbles starts coming from the paint. The bubbles are the sign of the reaction that is happening between the paint and the remover.
Scrape the paint with a brush :
Now this comes to the fact of removing the paint. Use a brush to clear the paint. Make sure the brush is wire toothed and clear the paint properly.
Scrape it with steel :
Certainly there will be some paint that will be bit hard for you to remove with the brush. As a result you need use something hard enough to remove that paint. So use any still object to remove the paint properly.
Repeat until you find the result :
Sadly you will not get the result by using this just only one time. This is not a tv advertisement. As a result you need to repeat it two or three times to get full results.
Rinse the rims :
After the removing of the paint get ready for a proper wash because you need to remove all the chemicals and the removed paint on the rims. That is why a proper wash is very important.
The chemical or the paint stripper is very reactionary and burnable that is why there is huge risk of burning your skin. If the chemical gets in any contact with your skin, your skin will burn. That is why be very careful in using the stripper.