The ways of spraying paint on rims are gives below :
First you need to collect these materials :
- Cleaner component
- Wire brush attached to a drill or grinder
- Difference grits of sandpaper
- Steel wool
- Paint thinner or rubbing alcohol
- Painters scotch tape
- Plastic to cover the tire
- Primer ( Self etching spray)
- Paint ( Metal spray)
- Clear Coat
How to Spray Paint Rims
After collecting all the needed tool you will go on a step by step process of painting the rims :
Find a Well Ventilated Place to Paint :
You will need to find a place that is free from any kind of breeze or pollutants that may harm the process. If it’s a clear day you can paint it outside also but you have to be careful.
Removing the Rims from Vehicle :
Obviously you don’t want to paint the rims while there attached to car. That’s why you need to remove them from the car before painting.
Clean the Rims :
Use the cleaner pollutant you have taken and rinse the rims properly and then dry it properly.
Paint chips and Rust Removing Process :
Now you have to take the brush and use it to make the surface smooth and rust free. Doing this you then have to use the sand papers. In using the sandpaper you have two basic options. First 300 grit and then 500 grit paper.
Protecting the tire :
Before beginning the paint job you to cover the tires properly using the plastic and tape.
Applying the Primer :
After all these preparation the main part of spraying paint rims starts with spraying the primer. You have to take a self etching primer to and spray it over the rims. Two to three coats of primer is more than okay. The choice of self etching is perfect because this type makes the surface smooth and rust free.
Applying Paint :
The main work is here in applying the paint. This is how you will spray paint rims. You have to take the spray and be very patient and determined in order to paint rims properly. The speed of your painting should be very even. Move front and back to cover all the areas.
Applying Clear Coating :
Now after spraying paint on rims you have apply the top coating. One to two coat of clear is perfect. After applying put it for drying.
Removing the Protection :
Now after the paint job remove the plastic and tape that you used to cover the tires.
After completing all the process, let’s dry the wheel near about 12 hours. Then set to your car. If you read this article then must you say “how easy to paint your wheels”.