When you have the particles from the powder coating sprayed onto your rims then they go into an oven to bake at high heat levels. He was quoted 50 00 per wheel for standard colors that they had in stock from an industrial powder coater.
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4 5 years ago my son wanted to powder coat the wheels on his car. If other people have had them done with no issues then i guess it s not an issue. Powder coating provides your wheels and rims with better durability.
I ve been reading horror stories of the heating process of powder coating and forged wheels. The thing with the painting or powder coating you have to find a tire shop that has a touch free machine or they may scratch the paint or coating. Registration is free and allows you to post questions on our forums post pictures access technical support place orders for products and much much more.
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Bottom line is as always down to personal choice. Powder coat is considerably cheaper than new rims and most aftermarket product is an aesthetic step backwards in my opinion. Powder coating is usually a more robust finish and although not in this case as the wheels are relatively new powder coating can cover a multitude of sins that paint doesn t.
Forged wheels powder coating log in to reply. Home forums wheels forged wheels powder coating. This process causes the coating to fuse together creating a curing process that will help to add another level of durability to the product.
The price included a combination of bead and walnut shell blasting followed by the powder coat.