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I just picked up my wheels from the blaster and they look rough from the media they used. I read quite a few place about blasting wheels and most say it's fine. I did notice that most place recommend to not blast the drum of the wheel where the bead is. The place that blasted my wheels did the entire wheel. Will I have issues getting. Bead to seal? Should I sand the bead with 320 grit sandpaper?
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Hell if the beads are rough we buff EVERY wheel with a wire wheel. This is on aluminum or steel, to remove the old tire residue for a "truer" bead seal.
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Have they been repainted yet?
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Have they been repainted yet?
I'm going to start repainting them soon. I hope to get some primer on them today. I need to sand with some 320 grit to make sure all surfaces are level and ready for paint.
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