Painting Trailer Rims - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-01-2009, 12:20 PM   #1
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My trailer rims are painted black & I would like to paint them white. Any suggestions on how I go about this would be appreciated. They are 13' rims.

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Old 06-01-2009, 01:13 PM   #2
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Simply sand them,then primer, then paint color of your choice.

Best to remove tires 1st.

1976 Surfside Tripple-E
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Old 06-01-2009, 01:27 PM   #3
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Yep, that's exactly what I did - my rims were originally rusty black, I wire brushed them and then sprayed them with Tremclad rust paint. No chips or rust reappearing after a year. I didn't take of my tires (black on black) but I did tape them fairly well.
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Old 06-01-2009, 07:21 PM   #4
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After wire brushing the rust I painted the rims with the same marine primer and finish [Brightsides] as the trailer.
So good [second year now]
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