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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-15-2008, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
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Should I powder coat my wheels satin black?

I have had some people tell me to do it cause I dont have any chrome. My mirrors and door handles are black. So now I dont know what to do. Please help
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I never liked them in black ,,, just my personal opinion

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black would look nice, but i dont know about the powder coating. would it chip if you nicked something (curb, rock, etc)? a decent paint job should do fine and probably be cheaper.
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I think it looks good the way they are.

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It looks good the way it is. My truck is also blacked out except for the wheels, they set it off nicely.

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I'd leave it - if you want to add a little chrome - you can add the rear grab handles above the tail lights and a chrome gas tank door.

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I like the look they way they are as well.



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I have not seen black wheel on a white jeep.......But I like the black wheels......But the idea of adding chrome is good too.



Do what you want to do. Either way, it will look awesome! How about some 36" wagon wheels?....can you imagine that thing sitting in an impund lot somewhere?



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Depends, are you ever going to clean them? If so, leave them chrome. If not, flat black would be the way to go.


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black would look nice, but i dont know about the powder coating. would it chip if you nicked something (curb, rock, etc)? a decent
paint job should do fine and probably be cheaper.
ROFL, you're concerned about chipping, but then you tell him to paint instead of powdercoat???? Powdercoating is much more durable than paint.
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