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Old 10-04-2013, 11:19 PM   #1
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Black Stock Rims? Not 1LE.

I've beens seeing many people with black i guess powdercoated rims? Flat black rims just like the polished aluminum rims and they look amazing on the car. If i can get the rims, I'm going to completely black on black everything. Anyone know if this is simple household done or has to be done by a professional?
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:21 PM   #2
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Most of them are probably just Plastidipped or powdercoated. These are Plastidipped
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:21 PM   #3
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I like the powder coating for rims, but plastidip is easy and you can do it yourself. Cheap and easy to go back if you don't like
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Old 10-05-2013, 07:35 AM   #4
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Had my stock rims plastidipped for 4months no problem. then decided to get some zl1 replicas for around a grand
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Old 10-05-2013, 08:45 AM   #5
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I got mine professionally powder coated. You could always plasti dip them but I personally think that plasti dipping them doesn't look as good and it obviously won't last as long
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Old 10-05-2013, 09:05 AM   #6
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I found that the trick to plastidip is to use the glossifier and wipe down with Adams VRT every other week or so.

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Old 10-05-2013, 06:29 PM   #7
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mine are powdercoated gloss black
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Old 10-05-2013, 09:29 PM   #8
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I bought a set of the Replica rims (4 rims all 20x9) from Discount Tire for < $500 and rotated my stock 275's up to the front and got some 275 Nitto 555R DR's and put them on the back.

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