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Old 03-20-2013, 04:31 AM   #1
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Exclamation boxster 550 spyder - carrera rims powder coating



do any of you guys have the 04 boxster anniversary edition? im looking to powdercoat my carrera rims like the one above. but a need a better close up picture of the carrera rims with the gun metal grey wheels. i cant seem to figure out if its only the spokes that are gun metal or also a little bit of the inside lip of the wheel. can anyone help? TIA!

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Old 03-20-2013, 05:38 AM   #2
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I always believed it was the whole wheel (spokes and rims) - and the colour was 'Seal Grey'
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Only the spokes are grey. Google images!
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:15 AM   #4
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wow thats a better image. i guess im not typing the right keywords. thanks chuck!



so does it include the highlighted portions of the image i posted? right? beacause i cant see it just cut off anywhere at the side of the spokes.
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Nice pic right here in the forum:
http://986forum.com/forums/boxsters-sale-wanted/43633-2004-boxster-s-550-anniversary-limited-edition.html
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:54 PM   #7
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Wow that is nice. I always have seen powder coating done as matte black or such. I had no idea one could do gloss or overcoats etc... .
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Old 03-21-2013, 08:29 PM   #8
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wow thats a better image. i guess im not typing the right keywords. thanks chuck!



so does it include the highlighted portions of the image i posted? right? beacause i cant see it just cut off anywhere at the side of the spokes.
I think so. With the shadows in the photos it is hard to tell.

Here is another photo that seems to support your thoughts.

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Old 03-22-2013, 02:27 AM   #10
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This is a mod I have thought of doing to my Carrera S wheels. I appreciate trail blazers like you. Keep us posted and good luck.
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Be sure to make sure it's not just a trick of the light or shadows!
I don't know for sure, but i do know powder coating as i have had the last three cars i own powder coated - including my Daily Driver - and what i do know is that it would be very hard if not impossible to execute that pattern. It's kind of all or nothing. If it is indeed as the picture suggests i would be inclinded to say that the wheel what painted, then cut back and lacquered not powder coated?
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wow thanks, for all the new photos. now to figure out what those two colors are.
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Old 04-03-2013, 03:52 AM   #13
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Hmmm the center caps with the porsche decal would seem to be a bit of a problem

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