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Old 11-05-2010, 06:52 AM   #1
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Powder coating wheels

I have a 10 Sahara which is white and I want to add black wheels. I am on a limited budget so I was wondering about powder coating the factory wheels. Will the powder coating hold up to dings, winter salt, etc.? Thanks

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Old 11-05-2010, 07:34 AM   #2
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it'll hold up better than using a rattle can....

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Old 11-05-2010, 07:55 AM   #3
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You can probably pick up some black steelies for not much more than pc'ing your stockers, and you'll have more options for tire sizes available with aftermarket backspacing.
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:18 AM   #5
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Except he's likely to rub the calipers on a JK with 15x8 Cragars, but 16's would be fine...
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^^ah good point IG

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I actually have my own powder coat booth and gun, so if it were me I would just do them myself. But I agree with Inferno Girl. If you have to do them yourself, I could guess that you will pay right around $75 per wheel. Considering you can get those Cragar's for about $50, that might be the way to go. And if you wanted aluminum wheels instead of steel, you can get the wheels that I have for a little over $100 each: Pro Comp 7069-6873 - Pro Comp (Series 7069) 1-Piece Flat Black Finish Alloy Wheel for Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

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