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Old 02-25-2013, 07:53 PM   #3706
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Several guys at our field have been doing that with good old RIT dye and have had excellent results. What I don't know is how long they've left the wheels in the dye. But they look nice and the colors are nice and bright.
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Guys, for my VTA build, I really want red wheels. Do the HPI white wheels take dye well, or am I gonna have to paint? If paint is needed, any suggestions as to how to keep it from getting too easily scratched up?
I think the Vintage wheels take the color better than other HPI wheels.

Here is my Camaro with matching wheels. They're a bit dirty but you can see how much they add to the look.

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Old 02-25-2013, 09:06 PM   #3707
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my new stang pics
beautiful job on the stang,what are you useing for the bumpers? they look chrome.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:27 AM   #3708
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Just painted this up for a local racer.


Excellent work Chris!

Are the numbers painted or stickers?
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:15 AM   #3709
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beautiful job on the stang,what are you useing for the bumpers? they look chrome.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:02 PM   #3710
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where can i get the round numbers and some good decals?
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:09 PM   #3711
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WOW what a thread! great cars!!!!

Any tracks in Knoxville Tn area for this? i have a sprint 2 and 2 other guys at work that we just parking lot run
We race TC at Hobbytown in Johnson city, little carpet track, not a whole lot of rules, except 2s lipo, but man we do have a great time.

You can come down this friday and check it out.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:20 PM   #3712
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where can i get the round numbers and some good decals?
Here you go. Carl is GREAT to deal with...

http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...am-decals.html
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:19 PM   #3713
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Excellent work Chris!

Are the numbers painted or stickers?
Thanks, everything is all paint no stickers until or if the customer chooses to put some on.
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Chris, great job. What yellow is that?
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:38 PM   #3715
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Chris, great job. What yellow is that?
RCS Candy yellow.
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Check out this gallery of a race of TA cars run in 2010. Awesome stuff.

http://www.speedhunters.com/2010/09/...rans_am_lives/
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Little overspray here and there, decals aren't perfect, but it's gonna get beat all to heck in the first heat anyway - LOL...


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Check out this gallery of a race of TA cars run in 2010. Awesome stuff.

http://www.speedhunters.com/2010/09/...rans_am_lives/
Awesome! Those are some great pics of the greatest Trans-Am cars!
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rctoyguy, sweet looking paint job.
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