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      12-10-2012, 11:54 AM   #1
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Rims Refinished and Powder-coated

Hey!

I was just seeing if anybody knew any reputable shops that refinished rims and did powder-coating. I'm locating in Milwaukee, but I would travel to Chicago or Madison if necessary.

Also, just to check, is it safe to do this to the stock 193M's or the AG M359's? I'm looking to go ferric grey on the 193M's and gloss black on the M359's.

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Wheels America does pretty good work.
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Thanks! I will check them out.
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Any reason you guys prefer them over Wheels America?

Never heard of Wheel Tech.
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I used Wheel Tech for straightening and they did a good job. I liked their honesty that they can't weld 2 cracks and then a 15 min explaination why vs Wheels America who said "yea sure we can do that."

I saw some of their display models that were powdercoated and they looked good. I'm looking to get a set of TE37's for the track next year, and I'll have wheel tech powder coat them a candy apple red.
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Any reason you guys prefer them over Wheels America?

Never heard of Wheel Tech.
there much quicker and we have had several wheels go out saying they can fix them and then 4-5 days later telling us they cant. Just need someone to get our customers wheels repaired fixed
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Roughly how much is it to get refinished and recolored?
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I think it depends but it cost my buddy on a csl wheel 75 bucks to weld a crack and refinish the whole wheel. That was a discount though im not sure what ordinary prices are but I heard wheels of America don't do 2/3 piece wheels well. I used them as well and they were amazing but this was like 5 years ago.
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Thanks for all the help guys! I will be looking into all of these places.
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Roughly how much is it to get refinished and recolored?
I believe Wheels America charges $125 a wheel.

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I think it depends but it cost my buddy on a csl wheel 75 bucks to weld a crack and refinish the whole wheel. That was a discount though im not sure what ordinary prices are but I heard wheels of America don't do 2/3 piece wheels well. I used them as well and they were amazing but this was like 5 years ago.
Agree with you there. My brother brought his 3 piece DPE's in there and they just kept leaking air. Pretty sure he brought them in 2-3 separate occasions to have them fix the problem.
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I believe Wheels America charges $125 a wheel.



Agree with you there. My brother brought his 3 piece DPE's in there and they just kept leaking air. Pretty sure he brought them in 2-3 separate occasions to have them fix the problem.
Not too bad..
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my buddy sergey redid my TE37sl and they came out great 300 to repaint, clear etc
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my buddy sergey redid my TE37sl and they came out great 300 to repaint, clear etc
spray or powdercoat?
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FYI O.P. there is a good place in Madison that does it if thats easier for you. Hit up Darkcyd_Turbo (noel) and he'll give you the details.

Wheels America I was not impressed with as my wheels had to go back to them twice after because they don't know how to properly mount a fucking tire, tore the edge off one of um completely.

Wheel Tech is where I will be going from now on, great prices and good rep.
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how much is wheel tech? That just reminded me my buddies CSL wheel they mounted his tire on wrong... he had to go back and get it done.
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I will not recommend wheels america, I took my X5 wheels to them to paint and after three months paint start "run down". They say that are giving life time warranty so I took wheels back to them to repaint them they said is my fault because I probably used hard acid to clean them and is nothing they can do. they can paint them again but I have to pay again I'll never deal with them again, they charged be $550 for set of wheels to fix curb rush and paint them.
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Thanks Udub! I was looking at Wheel Tech and they looked pretty good. I will hit up darkcyd as well.
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Let us know how much they charge you, I'll take mine wheels there on spring
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Bumping this thread with some info on wheel tech

Site - http://www.rimrepaircenter.com/

Powder coating $130 on 19" wheels
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