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Old 03-11-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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Powder coating recommendation? LA 310 Area

Hey fanatics! I was wondering if anyone knew a good place to get my wheels powder coated? For a reasonable price...

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powder coating maniacs . Got my rims done about 6 months ago and there holding up
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:18 AM   #3
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I hear it's dangerous and can lead to fatigue and stress cracks which can ultimately fail on a track or worst yet, the street.
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:32 PM   #4
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Not necessarily. Powder coating is the most durable way to paint your rims
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powder coating maniacs . Got my rims done about 6 months ago and there holding up
Thanks ill look them up on yelp or something...

Can I ask how much did they do the set for?
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200 was powder coating
25 for rim/tire removal
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200 was powder coating
25 for rim/tire removal
Is this the shop in Torrance?
Could you send a pic of your wheels? id like to check them out.

I saw this one for $250 total and the dude didnt even bake them -__-
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Xtreme Coating in Santa Fe Springs. They powder coated the wheels on my motorcycle. My wheels came out amazing. Price was reasonable, owner is very knowledgeable and has a lot of colors to choose from. They do a lot of work with Harley's so you know they have to be doing something right.
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Try Nu Tec they powdercoated my wheels for cheap, Mike is the owner. They do all the powdercoating for Varrstoen
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Check with the manufacturer of the wheel on whether or not they approve powder coating. Only they have secret insider data about their wheels that little paint shops don't. Shops are willing to take your money but you should be willing to do your homework. Here's an example of an AP2 Honda S2000 wheel that failed at an autocross after being powder coated:



3 out of 4 wheels cracked 7 out of 10 of their spokes.
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Ya its in torrance.
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Condition of your wheels after the powdercoat depends on the powdercoater. Reason for it cracking is because you can ruin the temper in the aluminum by reheating. If powdercoating was so dangerous I'm sure most powdercoating shops would be out of business. As long as you take it to a reputable shop you will be fine. Considering I own almost 10 sets of powdercoated wheels and neither of them has ever given me an issue.

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