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Old 06-13-2006, 07:26 PM   #1
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QUestion regarding black wheels and powdercoating

I'm sure this is a longshot but does anyone have a pic of a powdercoated 18" factory rim I believe its the twist or turbo twist factory wheel? I did some seaches and found some pictures but I can't tell if they are the same rims I have. I have a 2002 with 18" rims, whatever the 18" option is that year is what they are. Anyway I want black rims, I'm unsure whether to powedercoat my rims or just get a set of black rims and then sell my wheels? Does anyone have any suggestions or even better any experiences. I assume powdercoating is about $100-$150 per wheel. If anyone has a pic that would be wonderful of the factory 18" rim in black it would make my day. Thanks.

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Old 06-13-2006, 11:07 PM   #2
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is this what you're thinking:
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Old 06-14-2006, 03:50 AM   #3
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Old 06-14-2006, 06:17 AM   #4
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Thank you, thats perfect they all look great. I think I will go for it!
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Old 06-14-2006, 06:49 AM   #5
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Go for it - looks fantastic. I would choose paint over powdercoat, though, as powdercoating heats the wheel and *may* weaken the structure. Not proven, but it might. Paint is applied without baking the wheel surface like on powdercoating.

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