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Star hub paint


Post by Ned » Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:05 am

What is the correct black paint to paint my star hubs with.
thank you.

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Post by Cotten » Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:11 am

We know a trick question when we see one.



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Post by 1950bobber » Sat Mar 04, 2006 7:10 am

There's this black paint I've been using for a few years is a nice shade and looks black. I've seen it used many times on alot of the black painted parts on stock, OEM parts and I can testify that is just like the black HD used right from the factory. I stumbled upon it quite by accident. I went to Schucks Automotive supply and saw it on the paint rack. It said, "Black" so I tried is it black. Anyway, I'd try that if your looking for black paint... go to any automotive supply and ask for it. Just go up to the counter and tell 'da man, "Hey, do you have any black paint?" That should get you what you need...good luck...tell 'em Bobber Jim sent ya..they'll probably give 'ya a discount! Hope that helps....
Jim in Seattle "1950 Bobber"

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Post by Rammy » Sat Mar 04, 2006 5:12 pm

Hi ,
I`m an auto restorer and the PPG Concept ;) 9300 black is a very nice product and very black. it`s an acrilc urathane , very tough and you can flatten it with flattening agent if you like.
I will tell you what will make the nicest looking and most durable finish for frames ext.; bare metal prep - 2 coats of PPG DP90 LF black epoxy primer ( non sanding) followed by the black Concept.


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Post by Ned » Sun Mar 05, 2006 11:21 am

Maybe it did sound like a trick or dumb question,but I do not want to use an el cheapo paint and have it crack or peel when I lace the wheel up.


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Post by Sidecar » Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:14 pm

Powder coat gloss black is what I have uded and it is holding up just fine.

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Post by fourthgear » Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:02 pm

They have a liquid black or called something like that in powder coating that is real slick looking.


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Post by 1950bobber » Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:16 pm

Ditto on the Cotten comment...I surely thought it was a "trick" question...actually thought the author was trying to see if we were all awake. No offense in my reply....I use powdercoat...long lasting and more chip resistant during lacing/truing...which as Cotten pointed cosmetically distracting (paint chipping that is!)on the final product!
Jim in Seattle "1950 Bobber"

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