There's a million thing to do regarding the
wheels on our trucks. The stock ones are pretty hard to
come by, and pretty much go for around 500 bucks a piece in good
condition. So, you'll probably want to keep yours in good
shape. Following is a guide to refinishing your wheels,
and should you need it, advice on buying replacements.
Take the tires off the rims. Find
a Plastic bucket big enough to fit a wheel in. Buy about
3 gallons of stripper. Put the rims face down in
the bucket with enough stripper to soak the face and inserts.
Wait a couple of hours and wipe the wheel off using a towel.
To refinish the wheel, spray clear enamel back on the rim after
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2: PAINTING THE INSERTS
Remove the Wheel's center caps. Mask
off the surface of the wheel using masking tape and remove excess
with a razor. Spray with any color engine enamel.
Repeat for a nice smooth finish. Remove the tape, and
finish up the edges by removing the overspray.
3: WHEEL SPECS
4: AFTERMARKET WHEELS
17 inch 1990 Corvette Wheel
1990 Corvette "turbine" Wheels
Corvette ZR-1 Wheels
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