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    Paint for bushwheels

    I have an older set of bushwheels and they have the raised ALASKAN BUSHWHEEL letters but Airframes no sell the stickers for them to make them stand out in white or red etc. Anyone know of a good paint or paint pen I could buy that I could paint the letters white?

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    Wow! did they quit selling the letters? I think they look good. They did take a lot of time to put on as I've been told - thanks Dan Byker!!

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    I used the glue on letters from airframes even though my tires are vintage 13or 14. I peeled the outer covering off before glueing as this allowed me to massage them around enough to fit the raised letters. Glue held them fast in seconds. I tried paint earlier and it looks good for a while but then the tire bled through, kind of like how it leaves a mark on my painted floor. Hope this helps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SchulerJL View Post
    Wow! did they quit selling the letters? I think they look good. They did take a lot of time to put on as I've been told - thanks Dan Byker!!



    My issue too.


    **NOTE: Please confirm the manufacturing date on the tires before ordering stickers.
    ·Tire Stickers are not compatible with any tires manufactured before January 2014.
    · Airstreak 29's that are manufactured before November 2017 are NOT compatible with our Tire Sticker Kits.
    Check the manufacturing date on your Airstreak 29 tires before placing your order.



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    I bought my tires from the original Bushwheel tire maker in Ak. Maybe like 20 years ago. I was on floats a lot in the last twenty and didn't use them much. So is someone saying that the stickers they sell now can be "modified" somehow to work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Kid View Post
    I have an older set of bushwheels and they have the raised ALASKAN BUSHWHEEL letters but Airframes does not sell the stickers for them to make them stand out in white or red etc.
    For those recommending the stickers from Airframes Alaska, they don't fit the older Bushwheels.
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    Lighter colored stickers get grungy looking pretty quick. If you run low pressure the corners will lift. I have a tendency to rather fly than clean. They do look neat however.

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    Anyone really determined to pimp their ride could order directly from the source and specify lettering that is a perfect fit for any old tire.

    https://www.tirestickers.com/shop/upload/
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    Great idea Oliver, we can sell those too!

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