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      11-21-2012, 03:18 PM   #1
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Powder Coated wheels - Recommendations?

In going for a "bling" look to my car, I want gloss black wheels.
Mark at BMAutosport has been very helpful, but has put me off my choice aftermarket wheels because I want to retain the option of using runflats.
The only other aftermarket options are beyond my chosen budget.

So the solution seems to be having my current wheels (193's) painted/coated.

Can anyone recommend a place vaguely Midlands/NorthWest that will do me a good job???

Can I assume that powder coating is the best way to go???

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      11-21-2012, 03:31 PM   #2
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MidlandsCarCare/spray station based in Willenhall- highly reccomend them.
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      11-21-2012, 05:28 PM   #3
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      11-21-2012, 08:29 PM   #4
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try cast coating in bradford

if u dont mind traveling

cheap but very good,
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I highly recommend Dips of Custom Cars:

http://forums.m3cutters.co.uk/showthread.php?t=33784

He refurbed my Hamann PG3 Reps which had gloss black centres and they came out fab, hes def the guy to go to although not very close to you rkneck of the woods but worth using if you can
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I have to say my alloys in Basingstoke did a top job on my BBS BMW rims last year but not exactly local to you
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That is what I like about this forum.
Very helpful forum members.
OP, hopefully you get what you are looking for.
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Thanks Guys.

Going to meet someone today who is having his race car wheels powder coated - see who he recommends (he also runs an X5 and M3)

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First off, your not gonna get the bling look with stock wheels powder coated. Need to get Gold Dayton's up on her
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I highly recommend Dips of Custom Cars:

http://forums.m3cutters.co.uk/showthread.php?t=33784

He refurbed my Hamann PG3 Reps which had gloss black centres and they came out fab, hes def the guy to go to although not very close to you rkneck of the woods but worth using if you can
+1 for recommending Dips! he does all the work on my car and his work with wheels is awesome!
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Thanks Guys.

Going to meet someone today who is having his race car wheels powder coated - see who he recommends (he also runs an X5 and M3)

Mike
Looking forward to a couple of pics when done Mike.
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      11-23-2012, 07:18 AM   #12
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Looking forward to a couple of pics when done Mike.
It will be Christmas time!!

It's going for the wrap just before Christmas.
Black grilles on now. (see the Evolve Dyno thread)

Gradually get it done.

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      11-23-2012, 08:54 AM   #13
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Why dont you plastidip them?
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