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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-23-2015, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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Paint for Wheels

I just bought my first Alfa, a 1986 Spider Quadrifoglia. I am doing a sympathetic restoration and plan on putting the wheels through my blasting cabinet and giving them a fresh coat of paint. Would anyone have a recommendation on a brand of primer and finish coat that is close to the original color?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-24-2015, 06:51 AM
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I used this stuff on a set of S3 Spider wheels, came out quite nice:

Dupli-Color® Silver Wheel Coating
Part # HWP101 SKU: 9382633

http://www.pepboys.com/product/details/9382633/00849

Read the review that someone left for it (bad), not sure what he did but I didn't have any of those problems! I can't find the pics I had of them, I sold them a year or so ago.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-24-2015, 07:50 AM
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Dupli-color:
I also use this paint and can say that it works well, goes on easily, lasts a long time and looks good. Have done 3 sets of wheels with it and the 1st set of Turbinas, done 12 years ago and driven as my daily, lasted until this summer when I refinished them with the same paint.

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