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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 polishing.
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Masking the wheels

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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.



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