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Poor Powder Coating Job?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by SURFTACO, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:21 PM
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    SURFTACO

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    I decided to Powder Coat my wheels when I was down in Florida for work a month ago. I moved back home to New Jersey, and shorty after I noticed a chip on one of the wheels. I called the company down in Florida and they were going to take care of it.No Problem. Great!. Today, I went to a self service car wash, and noticed another wheel's coating starting to peel off!! So I called again down to the shop. It seems that there going to stand behind there work, and take care of this problem. What do you guys think? What should I do? Thanks.


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  2. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    derekabraham

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    wow:eek:

    doesn't look like they did any prep.
     
  4. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    vivafire

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    That SUCKS!
     
  5. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    SURFTACO

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    Don't Rub it in!! I know!

    I mean I'm not sure if you can tell from the pictures, but after looking closely at it, the coating is so thin!
     
  6. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    moto932

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    yah that sucks. you didnt scratch them while off raoding did you?
     
  7. Mar 9, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    Well since I noticed the first chip on the wheel, I've been pretty crazy about checking the wheels like after everything. I went out today 4 wheeling, but afterward I went around and checked the wheels and they looked just fine. Then I did a self wash, and that's when this mess appeared.
     
  8. Mar 9, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    RSH904

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    I had my stock steelies powder coated. Same thing happened. The guy "who guaranteed his work" was out of business by the time I tried to have him redo them 8 months later.
     
  9. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:27 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    looks about as thin as a rattlecan paintjob. only time my paint ever came off was from direct contact w/ rocks
     
  10. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    dude my rattle can jobs have lasted better than that, either have them redo it, or refund and do it yourself :thumbsup:
     
  11. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    The place I go to they acid dip all wheels and anything that has paint/clear/old powder coat on them. Wheels have clear.
     
  12. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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  13. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    THXEY

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    that sucks.. mine turned out great :D lol
     
  14. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    asshole :rolleyes:
     
  15. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    i know.

    im sorry
    but seriously it looks like spraypaint.. i would get your money back and go somewhere else
     
  16. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    that doesnt look like powder coat to me, just had a few things done and my powder coating was much thicker....i would be calling the shop who did it......
     
  17. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    WOW...Not trying to be a dick because you got screwed- but my 15 bucks of spray paint looks better and has worn less.

    Good luck getting something done- I'd look for a refund and another shop or something.
     
  18. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    Ha, I'm so bummed! it's just such an inconvenience ya know? especially since I Had the work done in FLA!

    So you guys think it was a poor job huh? Ive never gotten anything powder coated before. What way should I go about talking with the guy? thanks.
     
  19. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    after further examination i would almost bet thats rattle can....hope not but its sure not powder coat
     
  20. Mar 9, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    :laugh: what happened to the whole "that's why I'm called Panda JERK"?

    Im disappointed in you :rolleyes:
     
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