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Old 02-06-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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i just got a set of used rotas from another member, he had them painted before me. i want to strip them and repaint them myself. my question is how far down do i need to sand them? there a decently sized and deep chunks missing from the paint.

also, anyone have experiance with vht polyurathane wheel paint?
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:37 PM   #2
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come on, do i sand down to bare metal?
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Old 02-08-2007, 04:46 PM   #3
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most people just scuff up the paint. but you could go down to bair metal.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:08 PM   #4
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i only know how to polish wheels. you may want to try to wetsand with 250 grit paper, then move to 600 or 800.. make sure everything is level
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:26 PM   #5
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sand blast it till u see bare metal, if u dont it will prob just chip off sooner or later
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