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SVOboy 05-10-2006 04:31 PM

Rim painting...
Guess who ****ed up my paint putting my tires on...Anyway, how should I repaint? Totally redo it and take all the paint off or just sand down the ****ed up areas and hit them?

I'm so pissed right now, don't feel like messing with this ****.

GasSavers_Diemaster 05-10-2006 04:37 PM

Re: Rim painting...

Originally Posted by SVOboy
I'm so pissed right now, don't feel like messing with this ****.

than just get stealies. sleeper man :P

your not the only one. i put my almost new tires on my new optonal rims and nearly tore the bead in half :( i continued to put the tire on and it holds air and my fat *** in helga so i guess it ok when i do 103 in her :P

as for the paint i'd just touch it up. no one will notice from a distance.

SVOboy 05-10-2006 04:40 PM

I should've waited and
I should've waited and mounted them tomorrow at the shop during lunch. I guess tomorrow I can do the front suspension or something, :(

mtbiker278 05-10-2006 06:36 PM

soapy water
a little soapy water should help the tires slide onto the rim next time. I hear it also helps to seat the bead cause it allows just a tiny bit of wiggle room before it dries

SVOboy 05-10-2006 06:48 PM

I didn't mount them, when I
I didn't mount them, when I mount tires I use tire mounting lube spray, :p

MetroMPG 05-10-2006 07:11 PM

that sucks about the rim
that sucks about the rim scraping. you'll be able to fix it up nicely though. just re-do the rim part (i'm assuming that's where they scoured it).

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