Paint or Powder Coat

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i10fwy
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Paint or Powder Coat

Post by i10fwy » Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:55 pm

Looking for a group opinion, If you were to buy a set if old school 17" Dymags would you prefer them painted or powder coated?

And what about 16"s

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Re: Paint or Powder Coat

Post by Kermit1 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:20 am

I'll answer ya, I went with powder coating on my 09. Saving the Black Chrome wheels for selling. I like the mono color look and someone somewhere said powder coating was pretty durable. Who knows but they look good, metalic gray 5 spokes. Enjoy what ever choice you make. :thumbs
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Re: Paint or Powder Coat

Post by Dakota Aero » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:06 am

I like the traditional look of paint! Jusayin!

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Re: Paint or Powder Coat

Post by jonstr » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:09 am

The only issue I've had with painted wheels is stone chips. I don't think a powder coated wheel would be as likely to chip from the occasional stray stone.
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Re: Paint or Powder Coat

Post by lgaff » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:36 am

with PC make sure your guy knows magnesium; have to outgas them before......painting turns out well and touch up is easy

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Re: Paint or Powder Coat

Post by i10fwy » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:15 pm

Thanks guys, I am leaning towards paint, My painter says he has a product that is almost as tough as PC and like Lee says, easier to touch up. Cheaper too :thumb1 I'm just having a hard time trusting anyone with my Dymags and I'm not into the expense of send them to YeOld Wheel

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