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Old 07-18-2011, 06:26 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Can You Paint Powder Coated Rims?

ok so im going to have my g37s wheels Powder coated soon. not really liking the silver look of them. I was wondering if it is possible to have them repainted again with different color? Or is it too much hassle and should get new rims. Also if you can repaint or repowder coat, how much you think it would cost. Any input is appreciated.

I also looking into do this with my g37's black chrome

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or i might just have them powder coat flat black. i think i will be a good match with the BW9 color
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:31 PM   #2
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Default Re: Can you paint powder coated rims?

You don't want too many coats of powder on them. You should be able to paint over the powdercoat, but that kind of defeats the purpose. Have the powdercoating company strip them first.
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:38 PM   Thread Starter #3
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Default Re: Can You Paint Powder Coated Rims?

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You don't want too many coats of powder on them. You should be able to paint over the powdercoat, but that kind of defeats the purpose. Have the powdercoating company strip them first.
Oo ok ya im goin to talk to the shop its gonna be $50 dollars a wheel for shine black or $35 for the flat black.
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Default Re: Can You Paint Powder Coated Rims?

I'd go with the shine blk

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Default Re: Can you paint powder coated rims?

That is called black chrome, not shine black. I'd go with that, looks nice.
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Default Re: Can You Paint Powder Coated Rims?

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That is called black chrome, not shine black. I'd go with that, looks nice.
well the first pic is black chrome. If im gonna go with powder coat i will go with shine black.
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I really like the black chrome.
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Why would you want to "paint powder coated rims"?
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Default Re: Can You Paint Powder Coated Rims?

dude you got BLACK CHROME g37s ? sell them and get the silver ones...

you can get good money for them
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dude you got BLACK CHROME g37s ? sell them and get the silver ones...

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I think his are silver.
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Those are actually my wheels, there pearl black, I would honesty go with the black chrome if I were you
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Those are actually my wheels, there pearl black, I would honesty go with the black chrome if I were you
Are they really? Lol i got this pic off the myg37 forum.
Not sure about the black chrome cuz no one does em where i live so i might i have to ship em out to LA where they charge 150 each wheel
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Yes the pic belongs to the person I purchased them from. Yea black chrome is more expensive
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I would trade my Volks for those black G37 wheels and some change. Those are nice.
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