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Old 29-07-2021, 03:04 PM   #11
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I've just bought a set of merc splits that were refurbed by lepsons just over 12 months ago, had them dipped so I can paint them and can safely say I wouldn't let them loose in our toilet. Way too much powder applied and **** poor preparation leading to it peeling off in massive chunks.
Doesn’t sound good mate 😬
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Powder coating is best for wheels, it’s a harder finish than traditional cellulose paint and lacquer, plus if the clear coat is also powder, then they can be sealed / protected straight away.
As above, coating is s good idea, Carbon Collective Platinum Wheels is very easy to use and gives up to 2 years protection, making cleaning a breeze.
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Powder coating is best for wheels, it’s a harder finish than traditional cellulose paint and lacquer, plus if the clear coat is also powder, then they can be sealed / protected straight away.
As above, coating is s good idea, Carbon Collective Platinum Wheels is very easy to use and gives up to 2 years protection, making cleaning a breeze.
Thanks really appreciate all the advice 👍🏻
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Old 08-08-2021, 11:17 AM   #14
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Thanks mate I think there a long way from me sadly.
They’ve just opened a place in Wolverhampton if that’s closer to you?
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Wheels all done at the brilliant LCS Powdercoating in Barnsley. (before and after shot)

Ferric grey alloys, black satin hubs (as they were rusty), calipers in M sport blue, new centre caps and M badges.

Happy days and thanks for the recommendations guys.

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Powder coating is best for wheels, it’s a harder finish than traditional cellulose paint and lacquer, plus if the clear coat is also powder, then they can be sealed / protected straight away.
As above, coating is s good idea, Carbon Collective Platinum Wheels is very easy to use and gives up to 2 years protection, making cleaning a breeze.
All though powder coat allows corrosion to run riot underneath it compared to 2k epoxy /etch primer, which is often why folk think it's best until it all starts flaking off/cant withstand the fur wot lies beneath..?
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