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Power Coating 2-Tone??

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by badguybuster, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Jun 17, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    badguybuster

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    I wonder if it is possible to do 2-tone Powder coating? I had a Photoshop request done on my rims and WOW, now I want to get'em done. There aren't many shops around here and so far no luck. They would look great black BUT outlined in grey or silver.:D

    Has anyone tried it?
     
  2. Jun 17, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    You take your truck on gravel roads any ?

    That powder coating is not cheap and really is not that good in hostile environments.
     
  3. Jun 17, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    I went to a local place today called "KolorKote" they wanted $100 PER WHEEL!!! For straight black. I told him to kiss my butt. I will just re-paint'em the way I want'em.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Apparently you dont really understand what is involved in a quality powder coat job that some on can stand behind.
     
  5. Jun 17, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    Some of they guys on here have got'em done for $40-$50 per wheel.
     
  6. Jun 18, 2009 at 5:02 AM
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    He's looking at doing each wheel twice - 100 sounds bout right.
    2 colors, doing each wheel twice.
    Re-cleaning, taping, spraying and baking twice.
     
  7. Jun 18, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    i used to work at a shop n i powdercoated alot, we charged 125 a wheel but its alot more work than u think, as far as two tone, 'wet coat' is wut u will need to do, but thats going to be alot more expensive, but be careful of the cheap shops, they often dont even clean the wheels up, just powder over everything
     
  8. Jun 18, 2009 at 7:30 AM
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    No. The cost was for 1 coat. It was extra if he did 2 colors. I shoud have been more clear sorry.
     
  9. Jun 19, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    I've got a local coater here that is fast, cheap and does great work. I've been using them to coat bike parts for several years now. I've never priced a car/truck wheel with them, but they do motorcycle wheels for $40 ea. That would be for basic colors that they do all the time or are doing at the moment.

    The two coat/or color is a lot more involved. I'll be painting mine when I get them. NO rattle can either...actual automotive paint with a catalyst.
     
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