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Powder Coating Stock 80 Wheels???

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by TX80Fan, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. TX80Fan

    TX80Fan

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    Is it possible to powder coat stock 80 wheels? Has anyone done this before? I'm thinking of having mine done in black...please advise. Thanks
     
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    No Problem

    Yes it's possible. The last quote I got was 160.00 from a local shop that specializes in powdercoating. I just havn't done it yet.
     
  4. TX80Fan

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    After reviewing the thread w/the 'Hillbilly' method I think I'm just going to do that...much more easy and cheap. Also, much easier to touch-up. However, I think I'll go with a glossier black. Don't underestimate the power of hillbilly ingenuity...Thanks
     
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    I just PC'd mine, $200 for all 5 - they look awesome.
     
  6. TX80Fan

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    I'd like to see a photo of the PC'd wheels if you get a chance...
     
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    A little off topic but does anyone think that a set of rims that are chrome plated could be powder coated? I know the metal underneath is not stamped steel. I guess that I could stop by the store and ask but the topic came up.
     
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    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    I powdercoated mine. Bought the kit from Eastwood. Kit, 2 lbs of powder and the used oven on the side of the road was less than $200.

    Powdercoated dozens of things since.
     
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    What is the oven on the side of the road?

    Did you sandblast?
     
  11. macneill

    macneill Rollin’ on 33s

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    I had my 100 wheels powdercoated and they look great.

    Go for it!