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My truck came with the six spoke machined face wheels. They look nice on it but after six winters the clear coat is lifting. Semi-gloss black is the obvious boring choice. I'm thinking a smoke grey-blue (like FJ40 wheels) might look nice. Any thoughts?

 

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dark/blacked out wheels are all the craze. I drank the cool-kid-aide and have black wheels. What ever you do, don't use plasti dip. Prep the surface well and do multiple coats. Painting when the tires are off is best, but can be difficult to accomplish. I went with flat black but it is dirty. Dirt literally sticks to it, and as a result moisture and corrosion.
 

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My wheels on my FJ are Plasti dipped graphite and it's held up well but I definitely prefer regular spray paint for ease of touch ups.
 

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dark/blacked out wheels are all the craze. I drank the cool-kid-aide and have black wheels. What ever you do, don't use plasti dip. Prep the surface well and do multiple coats. Painting when the tires are off is best, but can be difficult to accomplish. I went with flat black but it is dirty. Dirt literally sticks to it, and as a result moisture and corrosion.
Not a fan of plasti-dip, bedliner or flat black. When I painted the wheels on my Tacoma I broke the outer beads and masked everything really well.

My wheels on my FJ are Plasti dipped graphite and it's held up well but I definitely prefer regular spray paint for ease of touch ups.
I'll be using an HVLP paint gun in a booth, Hoping to do it only once.
 

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I hear you on flat black. I always use at least satin. I rattle canned the wheels on my old truck and it held up perfect for the six subsequent years that I owned it.
 

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