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#1 2012-11-06 2:57pm

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How to remove paint from mag wheels

I have some Skyway oe mags that are spray painted black. I want to take the black off but whats the quickest or best way to do it? I cant do any type of media/sand blast so whats the best way? THanks Mark cool

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#2 2012-11-06 7:14pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

I wonder if aerosol paint stripper will gum up the plastic? Would be nice to use as it can be spay into the cracks. Silica sand would take it off.


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#3 2012-11-06 7:16pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

They make a product called Graffiti Remover. I have used it and it works well.   cool

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#4 2012-11-07 1:18pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

Is it made by goof off? I have some of it but it takes a reallllly long time


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#5 2012-11-08 7:19am

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

Citrus strip works well. But not trying to be negative, but those may not clean up very well. The paint usually dyes the plastic and it almost impossible to get clean. You might end up either dyeing them a different color or actually repainting them. Let us know how it goes.

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#6 2012-11-08 8:45am

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

Takes a while but i sand in 3 stages - medium grit, low grit, wetsanding grit and then bleach the white ones. Always comes out pretty nice


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#7 2013-06-10 7:13pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

I bought these mags from someone, and when the showed up there was this paint flake residue on them, i scrubed it with soapy water and got some areas clean, either someone used house paint or shoe polish to cover up the cracks and dark brown spots, oh brother... is there a way to remove the brown stains...also see the cracks on the hubs? will this shatter on me once i start riding?  thanks in advance
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#8 2013-06-10 7:21pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

Dip them in hydrogen peroxide on a sunny day. it might take 2 or 3 days, but the stains will vanish.


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#9 2013-06-10 7:25pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

this paint cover up is a joke..http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx60/famousticketz/skymag-paint.jpg


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#10 2013-06-10 7:26pm

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Re: How to remove paint from mag wheels

thanks Bling


Back in my day, we didnt have all these fancy dancy freesytle bike flipping and bouncing trick type stuff, Man Kids Got It Good Now Dayz hmm

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