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tWiSteD Oct 16, 2:49am - #53452 

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To powdercoat or not...

I wanted black/gunmetal rims, but long story short, i got these. They're fine, but i was wonderin if i should go ahead and give em a powerdercoating job...so yay or nay?
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spaztikid Oct 16, 2:51am - #53453 
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tWiSteD Oct 16, 2:55am - #53454 

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but which color...black or gunmetal confused

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BReakinDrifTs Oct 16, 2:55am - #53455 
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yea it will look good. Leave the bolts silver though, that would look nice thumbsup
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ssgsky Oct 16, 3:03am - #53456 

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try gunmetal, but only the spokes, not the rimlip

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darkduwende Oct 16, 3:05am - #53458 

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silver Oct 16, 3:46am - #53459 
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Originally Posted by darkduwende
black! thumbsup


glossy black. thumbsup
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Elec-FuYu Oct 16, 4:38am - #53461 
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Originally Posted by ssgsky
try gunmetal, but only the spokes, not the rimlip

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I dunno if this is close to Gunmetal:
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Maybe this is more "gunmetally" grin
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Originally Posted by Burgh_Mike
I dunno if this is close to Gunmetal:


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hehe...yup, I guess it is... grin
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Steven Oct 16, 5:50am - #53466 
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If you decide to get them powdercoated, make sure you have them sand blasted first, then powdercoated, baked, then clearcoated for the ultimate finish. Don't spend more than $60 per rim.
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Evan Oct 16, 3:05pm - #53467 

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Originally Posted by ssgsky
try gunmetal, but only the spokes, not the rimlip

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vebe1 Oct 16, 4:07pm - #53468 
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Ya gunmetal but have the outer lip/inner lip polished...dont know if thats possible with powdercoating...posibly having them sandblasted then having the lip polished and the spokes PAINTED gunmetal...now that would be hot
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BakerGT Oct 16, 4:12pm - #53469 

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Black dude! i love black rims!
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tWiSteD Oct 16, 5:29pm - #53470 

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cool, thanks for the responces...but how would i go about doing this myself...i mean i've painted my plastics/calipers red by wetsanding then sparying then clear coating...how would i get the supplies necessary to powdercoat...?

Sorry for the rookie question, but i honestly don't know, and would love to give it a shot!

P.S. i think i'll go with the black spokes/polished lip/silver lugs.

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Steven Oct 16, 5:40pm - #53471 
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twisted, check your pm
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tWiSteD Oct 16, 8:34pm - #53472 

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thanks steven, anyone that needs a step by step procudure like me, pm steven or me (now that i have them)

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ratfink Oct 16, 8:51pm - #53473 

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go for it. i would just get the spokes coated
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