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David that looks great!

I am going to paint my centres gold with POR-15 gold engine enamel. It a real good match for my decals and has loads of pigment too. I am going to polish the rimes though. So whats spotting? Did you spray the silver or was that hand painted too?

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Spotting is very fine filler, you can also high build primer to do the same job, one manufacturer of the high build primer even calls it 'high build primer with spotting. I'd think it'd be easier to do the spotting seperatly but I'm sure the other would work too.

The silver I used isn't the hyper silver, just alloy wheel silver paint, I applied it with an aerosol so it really is a job any one can attempt at home. My wife's green house was empty so duruing the summer it was ideal to paint in (funny she didn't agree it was a good place to paint) when the wheel was ready to paint I placed it in the green house for a while to heat up and then applied lots of thin coats of the silver, with the heat the paint dried super fast!

The only thing that was brushed was the black, engine enamel would be perfect, I wish I'd thought of using that, I used a hamerite version.

If you are painting your centres by brush don't be disheartened after the first coat, it will need two costs. The gold might need more. I didn't mask when I was painting the centres as I didn't wnt to lift and new paint from the rim. I have a steady hand so just took my time and painted to the line that is on the rim already.

I think I spent half a hour doing each coat of black on each rim.

I hope this helps!

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