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Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Thanks

Yeah the centres do need something... but Im not sure what yet... Might have to track down the gold that my mate used to paint the rims... I got the rims off my mate already painted...

thanks for your comments
 
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I agree with Eddie . The colour is nice , maybe if the rims had been gold centres / chrome rim rather than the other way round.

Looks like its coming along nicely Ben...should be good when its finished . :cheers
 
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It needs a sand and then a few coats of clear.... maybe a clear pearl if I can get it in a can....

I need to make new door linings as 2 of them have been destroyed... Im just going to use some plastic sheet and make the inside of the doors flat.... with maybe a pin head as the door handles
 

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I'll share my secret with you, (and every one else). What I used on my custom Saleen S7 is this, and don't laugh. I pick up cheap watches at the Salvation Army, that not longer work, the fancy kind with the metal push-in stems. I tear the watch apart and save the tiny screws. Then, with a small pliers, or a flat-bladed screw drive, I push the stems out from inside the watch body. You pull the actual push stem out of the outer stem body, and use the stem body inverted in the wheel center, kind of makes it look like a racing wheel. Some eye candy is better than none. You have to drill out a hole in the center of the wheel. I hope all of this makes sense, it's hard to explain. If you try this, you'll need a watch that has four identical push stems.
 
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yep I get what you are saying!!! Might give that a go... depending on my finances this pay!

Cheers for the idea!!!

That rocks
 
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model is sittin to the side atm... work on another model has recommenced in the last few days and Im busting to get it finished to show you all!!! You all know my ute I been working on!!!

I got myself a cheap watch sitting in my draw waiting to be pulled apart for the wheel centres

what grade sand paper do you use before you apply clear coat?
 
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cool pimp my ride job can't wait to see the finished job if you get that gold paint maybe you could do the bright work off the car , grille etc
 

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nice job cool wheels how about the wheel centre caps in plain old black

and i like the gold painting the chrome parts
 
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been thining about the black centres... the watch idea isnt going real great atm... with my bad eyesight I keep losing them on the floor of my shed!

Ive got a sort of ripped effect [aint job going on over the purple atm... but you wont see the paint now for a few weeks... Im in the middle of a trial period for a new job... will keep you posted
 
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