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Have steelies professionally painted???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TacoTitan11, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Dec 2, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    TacoTitan11

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    i have the 16 inch steelies and i see many people on here who paint their own wheels with rattle cans..... i dont know if any of you have ever heard of Kwiksilver? They do wheels repairs and they also can professionally paint and seal any kind of factory wheels...they charge $50 a wheel....would this be worth it if they can guarantee it for a certain time. Any inputs would be appreciated greatly!!! :headbang:
     
  2. Dec 2, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    Pugga

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    I wouldn't waste my money. $50/wheel vs. $30 maybe in sand paper and spray paint total. Spray paint is easily touched up if you kiss a curb or have any kind of trail damage also. Powder coat might be worth it, but I wouldn't powder coat steel wheels (personal preference, I wouldn't spend that much money on cheap steel wheels, seems like kind of a waste).
     
  3. Dec 2, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    yeah, you might be right
     
  4. Dec 2, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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  5. Jan 17, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    I'm getting ready to do this myself with duplicolor wheel paint and a satin clear. I'll spend $60-70 with primer, wheel paint and satin clear, overdoing it a bit. They're steelies, this will probably be more than it needs, I wouldn't consider powdercoating steelies, seems like a waste.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    for 50 bucks a wheel I'd get them powder coated
     
  7. Jan 17, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    I would definitely just paint them yourself... It's not worth the money unless you powdercoat.
     
  8. Jan 18, 2012 at 5:56 AM
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