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#1 cliche

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:19 PM

I got a set of split wheels but the rims have been powder coated .
Can they be stripped and polish again?

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:06 PM

will depend on how course it is under the powder coat, cheers mike

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:27 PM

Ok the lips was in fairly Goidelic condition no oxidisation etc. How would the process work would it be sanded or a fine beed blasted?
Thanks for any help

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:32 PM

Ok the lips was in fairly Goidelic condition no oxidisation etc. How would the process work would it be sanded or a fine beed blasted?
Thanks for any help



There are some methods that could remove the current powder coat without further damage, I think mike was suggesting that the chances of polishing depend on the surface underneath the current coating. If its been blasted previously with a coarse material you may not get what you want

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 01:41 AM

thanks for that.
i know the lips was in good condition before they got powder coated but I'm not sure what prep work the powder coater would of done...
thanks again for the replays!

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:14 PM

depends on the state of the rim/ dish underneath..