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so i looked into powder coating a little and im leaning towards having a company do this to my rims.



i would want the red a little thinner though. online they say its about $85 a wheel starting out, so after i find out the exact price ill make my decision
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so i looked into powder coating a little and im leaning towards having a company do this to my rims.



i would want the red a little thinner though. online they say its about $85 a wheel starting out, so after i find out the exact price ill make my decision
ya, that would be sweet, the guy who did my Porsche wheels charged me 60$ each, but that was a one color job.
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yea. i am going to look around alot before i actually decide where to have it done and what to have done, but i would like something along those lines. i am wondering if i would be able to do a good job myself if i did the duplicolor. i just am not sure how well the paint will stay on.
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yea. i am going to look around alot before i actually decide where to have it done and what to have done, but i would like something along those lines. i am wondering if i would be able to do a good job myself if i did the duplicolor. i just am not sure how well the paint will stay on.
Like any good paint job, 3 thin coats of primer, very light sanding, 3 thin coats of paint, very light sanding, 3 coats of clear. Did you watch the video I posted on the dupli color guys doing it?
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yea i watched it. i always see and hear duplicolor when it comes to automotive paint. and that is one of my problems is i have never done any serious painting like that so it would be a learning process and i guess i just dont want to screw up. but for the price, might give it a shot
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Hey, sometimes you got to spend a bit of money doing it to learn, get yourself a can of each, grab yourself a piece of metal and try it out before doing your rims. you might surprise yourself on how easy it is or how good you might actually be at doing it, shit you did a nice job with the plasti dip. Remember one thing, thin coats are always best. takes longer but you will have a much nicer result, so thin is good, thick it bad, thin many coats till its thick is good LOL. Also, you can always sand out mistakes.
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yea true.... i will most likely be picking up some duplicolor soon then because my passenger side front rim already started to peel again i will have pictures of how it looks right now up probably tomorrow and then hopefully i can try the duplicolor on friday of next week when im off
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i would want the red a little thinner though. online they say its about $85 a wheel starting out, so after i find out the exact price ill make my decision
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