Before and After Caguamas: Stealth Style

Decided to give dying the 77a blue cags a shot and they turned out great.

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They look awesome

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  1. Hunter is the best name
  2. those wheels loook sick
  3. what dye did you use?
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Yes, approved. Please make a tutorial with links and suggestions… They look amazing!

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Rit synthetic graphite! Thanks man!

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Full tutorial:

  1. Gather materials, I used Rit synthetic graphite, dish soap, vinegar, large stainless pot, water. image

  2. Fill up the pot with water so that your wheels are just barely fully covered.

  3. Bring water to a gentle boil and then turn off the heat.

  4. Add one cup of vinegar, a small squeeze of dish soap, and an entire bottle of 7oz synthetic dye and stir together.

  5. Add your wheels and stir for 10 minutes.

  6. Let sit in the hot water for an additional 30 minutes.

  7. Dump the black water out and add regular water to the pot, repeat until the water is clear (this is just to get rid of the dye and clean the wheels).

  8. Remove and dry off your new kick ass black wheels!

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Do you let it sit in boiling water for 30 minutes in step 6.? And do you bring the new water up to a boil and sit for 30 again in step 7.?

No, I turned the stove off before adding the wheels and stirring :slight_smile:

Beautiful. Nice job. Definitely gonna try this on some Abecs. I think they would sell a ton more Caguamas if they were this color from the factory.

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Trying this tonight, hope it works! Thanks for the steps

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Err… where’s a good place to dump the water? Without the dye getting everywhere?

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Put the pan in your sink and slowly let the faucet overflow the water out. Good luck. That shit is dye for a reason lol

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If there is a drain nearby…

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Damn

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that was pretty fast!:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

Yea, I’m gonna stir it once every 5 mins because the part of the wheel that contacts the pot will absorb lesser dye, then take it out and rinse when its a full hour. OP said 30 mins but i like to be safe. Nothing can go wrong if i leave it too long right?

Wow. Orangatang in black is really futuristic.

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I did notice that if the wheels have urethane bubbles, the dye might not seep in there and it remains blue. Oh well, but its black all around!

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