Wrinkle Finished Center Caps

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by concretejungle, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. concretejungle

    concretejungle

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    Bjowett has me diggin' the wrinkle finish after seeing his valve cover. So i got a can planning on using it on my vavle cover when i put a new gasket in. Today was just too nice out, and my center caps looked like shiz, so put the two together and you get what is pictured below. :grinpimp:

    I kinda like em'.
    wrinkkle finish center caps 001 (Small).jpg wrinkkle finish center caps 002 (Small).jpg wrinkkle finish center caps 003 (Small).jpg
     
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    I like it. What is the stuff called?
    Sean
     
  3. macneill

    macneill Rollin’ on 33s

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    Looks pretty cool to me.

    Maybe I'll do the 60 caps that way.

    What is that stuff?
     
  4. concretejungle

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    I like the pic with ih8mud on the computor screen.
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  6. NorCalDoug

    NorCalDoug problems solved daily...

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    I sprayed something similar on the last piece of lexus body armor I had which had not been pulled or covered with liner stuff. I think it looks good.
     
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    I did that except I used black plasti-dip I had laying around. I'm still not sold on the black and may do 'em with silver wheel paint...

    If I wasn't so lazy...
     
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    just take them off, i took mine off when they turned piss yellow
     
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    Not bad! Let us know how it holds up.

    I just refinished a set of four (thanks Eric), its a lot of work to strip off the old paint, sand down the caps, paint 3 coats, then apply the gold, then 3 coats of clear coat.

    They look good, but thats a bad thing with my luck...because they'll be stolen pretty soon I'm sure.

    Might just do the "wrinkle finish" next time.
     
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    It look good I might do mine and the valve cover while it is in shop.
     
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    You Armorall'ed your tires, didn't you.............:rolleyes:
     
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    It's the non-shiney stuff. Makes them last longer and keeps em' from dry rotting. I had just washed the rig. :cool:
     
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    Got enough weight on that tire, holly cow.
     
  14. Arya Ebrahimi

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    They're swampers, I'm surprised they don't go halfway around the wheel!

    Alex, I'm headed to Uwharrie late afternoon on the 11th, and will wheel that night, and all day saturday w/ my club. Lemme know if you're up for a run.

    Ary
     
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    Dang, i would love to, but i'll be in Phoenix for a race. Leaving 5:00 am on the 11th and returning 6:00 pm the 12th. :crybaby: :frown:
     
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    Alex,

    Forget about the wrinkle finish.....how did you get your wheels so clean.
     
  17. Arya Ebrahimi

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    We could probably arrange a run on Saturday night if you're not dead by then :D

    If something changes, lemme know, would love to have ya.

    Ary
     
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    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    caps look really good
     
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    Me and my buddies with Heeps would be willing to join. Might be able to join up with ya on the 12th. Just to clear things up, I drive a cruiser...
     
  20. Arya Ebrahimi

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    There'll be Heeps, and Dodges, and Fords, etc w/ me, so come on out. We're camping at Hunt Camp.

    Note, if it rains, i won't be there. I hate Uwharrie in the mud, done it enough to not want to go.

    PM me if you wanna meet up w/ us.

    Ary
     
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