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mastro543
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mastro543 May 24, 7:47am - #184064 

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To The People With Powder Coated Wheels.

I was thinking of Powder Coating
my wheels to bronze & leave the lip
polished... my question is when you
do P/C them could i ever go back to
the original color without much hassle..
And also would the wheels be shiny
(have a clear coat sort of to give of shine)
when P/C ed' them. Thanks thumbsup

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mastro543 May 24, 2:31pm - #184065 

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um...im guessing that have to do something to the rims to make the coat stick...like sanding-maybe rofl

im not to sure...never really been into coatin the wheels, i would just get the color how i want it from the retailer thumbsup

so ya...it might lose its shinyness if you take the bronze coat off...but you could always have the rims repainted in a coat of silver, like the original if you ever want the silver back thumbsup

correct me if im wrong grin
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LoFlyer May 24, 8:17pm - #184067 

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My understanding of powdercoating is that you clean the surface, apply a negative charge to the object to painted and apply a positive charged powder to the object. Then the object is heated and the powder melts into the surface. I don't know exactly what temperature is used, but it might discolor the existing surface. Good luck
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