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i just bought a 1982 honda goldwing interstate gl1100 i would like to paint the black wheels that are on it to a chrome like color, any ideas on what paint and methods?
 

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I Think If I Were Going To Refinish My Gl1100 Rims I Would Give Some Serious Consideration To Having Them Powder Coated. I Do A Little Powder Coating For Myself And There Is A Powder That Is Called "almost Chrome" That I Have Used In The Past. It Is Amasingly Realistic Looking And The Powder Coat Would Be A Lot More Durable Than Paint At About The Same Cost. Check With Your Local Powder Coating Shop And See What They Suggest. Good Luck
 

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Why not just strip them and polish them???
I LOOKED AT MY RIMS AGAIN, AND TO POLISH THEM WOULD BE A NIGHTMARE,, ALL THE BOLTS, RIVETS, ECT. ALSO THE FINISH IS NOT ALL THAT SMOOTH SO IF YOU COULD GET INTO ALL THOSE LITTLE PLACES IT WOULD TAKE A LOT OF POLISHING TO GET THE CHROME LIKE SHINE. IF YOU DO DECIDE TO GO THAT ROUTE THEN "MOTHERS" MAKES A PRETTY GOOD ALUMINUM POLISH..
 

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Hmmmm I have been thinking about what to do with mine. The powder coat is a good idea. Next time I change rubber I'll take them in and do just that.
 

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I've gone the polished route on other bikes. Looks great but requires constant upkeep. I think the almost chrome powdercoat idea sounds the best.
 
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