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Old 08-22-2012, 02:40 PM   #1
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Should I paint/powdercoat my stock wheels? Pics?

I am debating whether or not to paint and powdercoat my stock wheels. Some times it is ok and other times the wheels integrity gets compromised by doing this because of the heat. I don't know much about these wheels, forged or not, how heavy they are etc but they have a ton of good rubber left and aren't too big or small. Here they are, if anyone has pics of painted and powdercoated ones please post

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Old 08-22-2012, 03:14 PM   #2
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I think they would look good powdercoated white. If you are interested then pick up some plasti dip and paint them white. Then if you like how they look go get them powdercoated. Or just keep the plasti dip on and save money
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I think they would look good powdercoated white. If you are interested then pick up some plasti dip and paint them white. Then if you like how they look go get them powdercoated. Or just keep the plasti dip on and save money
Solid advice. Plasti dip would not compromise the wheel and you are not out very much if you do not happen to like the color. Also, If you are any good with photoshop, try out some different finishes!
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Old 08-22-2012, 03:36 PM   #4
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You're not the only one who said they would look good white. I am terrible at anything photo edit lol. I saw white wheels on a silver EVO once and liked it. Once dropped on bilsteins and springs I wonder how good it'll look.
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It ultimately depends what look you are going for... classic (Hyper Silver), more aggressive (Gunmetal, darker finishes) or something unique (White, Gloss Anthracite, Bronze)...
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