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can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? #409213 Feb 25, 7:41am Feb 25, 7:41am
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can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver?
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could these be powdercoated a dark color but have the lip be left silver? i want dark rims and a polished lip but most like that have such a thick lip that the spokes are like 15 or 16 inches instead of the whol diamter (18"). this would solve my whole problem. the spokes are long and go the full diameter of the rim, but it would still have a thin polished lip.

Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: SwiftCelGTS] #409214 Feb 25, 7:56am Feb 25, 7:56am
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why not buy rims the color you want
and those wouldn't look right with the lip, because there is no lip lol


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Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: VSGTS14] #409215 Feb 25, 8:10am Feb 25, 8:10am
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
why not buy rims the color you want
and those wouldn't look right with the lip, because there is no lip lol


because i can't find any with a thin enough lip and spokes that go the whole diameter

Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: SwiftCelGTS] #409216 Feb 25, 8:28am Feb 25, 8:28am
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ok guys reccommend a type of wheels for me based on what i've said, and post a pic! haha thanks. cool

Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: SwiftCelGTS] #409217 Feb 25, 9:38am Feb 25, 9:38am
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Yes you can. Some member on here has a black celi with rims that he powercoated where the spokes were black and still have a polished lip.


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Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: SLVCELI] #409218 Feb 25, 9:55am Feb 25, 9:55am
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Re: can rims be powdercoated except for leaving the lip silver? [Re: SLVCELI] #409219 Feb 25, 12:29pm Feb 25, 12:29pm
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you'd have to get chrome wheels and then powerder coat the spokes to get a polished lip look. polished lips are a lot shinier than gray/silver.

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