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      04-29-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
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Powdercoat or Paint?

Refurbing my wheels & want opinions on which would be the best option, I resprayed them a year ago and they are still mint, however i have been told that powdercoating would be better?

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      04-29-2012, 03:23 PM   #2
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If there still mint mate why are you refurbing them?
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Are you going to have a shop paint them or DIY.. I only ask because if your going to pay for either one, I would just go with powder coat. In my experience(and most others) powdercoating is much stronger and durable.
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If they are mint, leave them alone!

Unless you want a colour change...

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      04-29-2012, 03:31 PM   #5
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I have a choice of two, both asking for same price, hence asking for opinions

May sound silly, but i am getting it re-sprayed (bloody stone chips) splitter, spolier, mirrors & diffuser so want an exact match to wheels, so they need redoing aswell

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      04-30-2012, 06:10 AM   #6
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Both, mine are getting refurbed today and are being powder'd black and then sprayed in Ferric Grey (the newer M-sport wheel colour).

Its apparently how the wheels are done originally. Best of both worlds...
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      04-30-2012, 09:12 AM   #7
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I'll ask about that, but if i get the same finish as last time i'll be happy
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      04-30-2012, 10:20 AM   #8
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I got mine powder coated gloss black. They look badass!
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Thats what they are at the moment & your not wrong
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      04-30-2012, 03:00 PM   #10
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I am currently in the process of powdercoating my wheels. Only on iPad at mo and can't put the pic up, or i don't know how too
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      04-30-2012, 03:19 PM   #11
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Both, mine are getting refurbed today and are being powder'd black and then sprayed in Ferric Grey (the newer M-sport wheel colour).

Its apparently how the wheels are done originally. Best of both worlds...
I am actually thing of getting mine done aswell.
Can you kindly share, how much should I expect? If you are not comfortable here, kindly pm me.

Can somebody also recommend good place in East london or Essex to have wheels refurbd?
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