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Powder coat wheels black?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by SilverSeven, Dec 13, 2008.

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Should I powder coat them black??

  1. Yes

    70.8%
  2. No

    29.2%
  1. Dec 15, 2008 at 9:50 PM
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    stevigee

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    We paid $35 a wheel...varies by region
     
  2. Dec 15, 2008 at 10:17 PM
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    genxer36

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    I think those style wheel black, you wouldn't notice your truck at a glance it would look like just a Tacoma. You wouldn't be able to see the details of the wheels except close up. Do what another poster suggested. Sell these & buy a set of black. But 1st I would have the photoshop crew change your wheels black. So you can see before doing it & see if you like it.
     
  3. Jan 4, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    Here's photoshop comparison so you can see which you like better:
    silverseven.jpg
     
  4. Jan 4, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    SilverSeven

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    thanks rob
     
  5. Jan 8, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    paint the inside black and leave the lip polished
     
  6. Jan 11, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    Looks good -- I voted for PC them, but I think I like the chrome :)eek:) better... hmm

    looks good either way.
     
  7. Jan 11, 2009 at 7:49 AM
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    SilverSeven

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    argh dont say that.. I hate chrome more than anything... these are polished aluminum.. chrome is cheesy and waygeigh


    I am really feelin that black...
     
  8. Jan 11, 2009 at 7:52 AM
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    Nice i would do it!
     
  9. Jan 11, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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    lol... :sorry:

    Silvery = chromey to me... :laugh:

    I like both... lol
     
  10. Jan 11, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    i think since you wheel...you should just rattle can them

    its really easy and really cheap...plus touch up is a breeze
     
  11. Jan 11, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    i rattle canned my stockers flat black..in 3 years now i havent scratched them or chipped the paint. I love black..Flat black to be exact. IF your dead set on powercoat, there is a kit out you can do it yourself, if you have a big enough oven.
     
  12. Jan 11, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    ya, but you're a street queen... :laugh:

    just kidding :D :D :D
     
  13. Jan 13, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    I like the look of the black wheels on your truck man do it!

    X2 I might do mine on my mall crawler in the spring. :D
     
  14. Jan 13, 2009 at 8:13 AM
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    Ya, go for it! I have the American Racing Mojavie Teflons. I wish they were powdercoated insted of Teflon. And the blacked out rims would look sick with the rest of your black.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    what size are your wheels?
     
  16. Jan 13, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    Excuse the hijack, I have been thinking about painting my stock aluminum rims with the hammer finish as well. What prep steps were done prior to painting for those of you that have done this? Did you do it with the tire on, mounted?
    Thanks
     
  17. Jan 18, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    Black would look nice, but I think the wheel color is a perfect match now... just my opinion.
     
  18. Jan 19, 2009 at 11:12 PM
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    here's a quickie ps:

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  19. Jan 19, 2009 at 11:13 PM
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    right now your wheels look good with your paint, but black would look good with your fenders
     
  20. Jan 20, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    x2 I love the way that truck looks now. Black wheels would be boardering on too much black.
     
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