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Posted by North_of_49 | Aug 18, 2012 @ 12:27 PM | 9,411 Views
you'll have to click the comments link to enter the thread to see the pics... or click this......

Will add to this as I progress.

Same method I used on my Champ Bushwheels...

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(this is for just one wheel)

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Tried to find black high density closed cell rigid foam like the blue but in black. And find a black bottle cap. Neither the scrap piece of blue foam I tried or the red Coke bottle cap took black RIT dye very well.

Final proof of concept shaping the blue foam (the two discs eventually get glued together to get the width I want). These 4" tires on about 1-1/8" bottle caps are true to scale on the HZ Super Cub to the real 35" tires on 10" rims Alaskan Bushwheel makes... it's their largest product.

... next step is doing it all in black

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