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Old 02-22-2006, 06:26 PM
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What kind of dye do I need to dye my wheels and wing? Where can I get it at? How do I go about dying them? Any answers are greatly appreciated. Thanks
Old 02-22-2006, 07:55 PM
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All you need is any color and brand of clothing dye, found at any Walmart/Kmart/whatever. Mix the dye with warm water and let the wheels sit in the dye. Check periodically so you get the right tint you are looking for. Super easy to do.
Old 02-22-2006, 08:22 PM
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rit dye is the best (some of the off brand companys dye wont seep into the plastic)
Old 02-22-2006, 08:40 PM
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Good clarification. I didn't think about dye quality but should have--my wife only will use Rit brand for her sewing projects/tie-dye projects.
Old 02-22-2006, 08:43 PM
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yea im a stinky hippie lol thats how i found out that rit would work had some lying around (from my t-shirt sales days)and tried it it works great
tried some of the cheap stuff i had and it faded after a week or 2
Old 02-22-2006, 11:41 PM
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well food coloring doesn't work.[:@] A guy at my hobby shop told me to use food coloring. I didn't think that that would work and it doesn't.

Just a heads up[>:]
Old 02-23-2006, 06:57 PM
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This site had really helped me out...hope it helps you. [link]http://www.misbehavin-rc.com/pit-lane/dying-nylon/g-dying-nylon.asp[/link]
Old 02-26-2006, 01:17 AM
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hey does any one know if i can dye my rims with the tires glued to it..
Old 02-27-2006, 02:15 AM
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what about dyeing white rims. Not the ones that are made to be died, they're just white rims.

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