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Old 12-02-2018, 08:04 PM   #1
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Any recommended wheel painters central Scotland?

There's about a million powdercoat companies but I'm looking specifically for painting rather than powdercoat.

Anyone got any recommendations for specialists or just bodyshops that handle wheels?
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Where about are you chap?

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I use Scottwheels, and have been very impressed with them, good rates and they're mobile if you're in central region.
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I'm in Edinburgh.

It'll be a colour change on 4 bare wheels, I'm sure the mobile guys would do a decent job but I think I'd be happier with a paint shop I can leave them with than have several coats applied in the back of a van.

No justification for that, just personal pref, likely unfounded.
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Massive justification to be fair. Smart repairs/mobile guys just cannot do the same job. It's impossible.

Also worth contacting wheel pro Scotland at Corstorphine. Ask for Hugh tell him Kevin at Protek sent you. I think they powdercoating base but hand finish with proper colours. They are the best I've seen for that type of shop up here.

If not pop them down to Lepsons.
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I have used wheel pro Scotland in the past myself and been pleased with them. I thought they only done powder coating though.
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I'm in Edinburgh.

It'll be a colour change on 4 bare wheels, I'm sure the mobile guys would do a decent job but I think I'd be happier with a paint shop I can leave them with than have several coats applied in the back of a van.

No justification for that, just personal pref, likely unfounded.
Have a look at Lepsons Wheel Refurbishment Process and ask yourself if that could be done in the back of a van.

Protek in Bathgate have been used by a few on DW and come highly recommended.

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Thanks all, a few to have a look at there.
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Thanks all, a few to have a look at there.
Please report back and let us know how you get on.

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