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Old 02-11-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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noob question: paint or powdercoat ?

I'm gonna refinish my rims
& i wonder if i should paint or powdercoat them?

which one will last longer(tougher) on the rim?

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Old 02-12-2009, 04:46 AM   #2
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Id rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy
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Old 02-28-2009, 11:05 AM   #3
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Powdercoat is a longer lasting finish, and can be done in almost as many colours and custom finishes as paint can...the only difference would be paint can and usually does have a nicer end finish. That said I have seen some very well done powdercoated wheels.
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Old 03-08-2009, 10:04 PM   #4
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I agree to the powder coat finish's baked into the wheel...
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