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Old 02-02-2010, 10:15 AM
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Got a set of Foam tires for my RC18B but they come preglued to the rims. Can I still dye the rim somehow?
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Old 02-02-2010, 10:23 AM
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I never did them myself with the rubber on but from what I have heard, yes you can.
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Got a set of Foam tires for my RC18B but they come preglued to the rims. Can I still dye the rim somehow?
Yep, mix up some RIT dye and bring it to a light boil and dye them as normal. This will not hurt the foam, I use to dye mine black all the time, never a problem.
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It may not work. I tried this on an old AE 1/12th scale set years back and the foam shrunk.
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Just for clarification then I have died mounted wheels for the 18t made by Parma, BSR, and BRP will no ill results.
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Originally Posted by InspGadgt View Post
It may not work. I tried this on an old AE 1/12th scale set years back and the foam shrunk.
Interesting. Never heard of that (but I'm doubting you) but would like to see it
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