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Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

I just picked up a set of OEM SRT8 wheels off craigslist. I want to powder coat them black and my father has the ability to powder coat them at work. I just have a few questions on the prep work. Do thes wheels need to be sandblasted before powder coating? and Are these chrome or polished aluminum? I know alot of people get theses wheels powder coated and i am just looking for a little help. Thanks

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Old 11-10-2012, 04:25 PM
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

yep...most shops will sandblast the wheels proir to coating
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

If they are stamped alco db they have a coating on them if not they should be polished..

What color are you going for?
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All the srt oem wheels are coated....even the polished.
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

Im going with a gloss black. So the wheels i got are polished?
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

yep....SRT didnt offer chrome wheels. But those are polished
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

Yep they are polished aluminum with a clear coat. They need to be sand blasted prior to PC
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

The power coating process is very cool ,I've always been interested in the process and chrome plating.
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

The shop you choose to do the powder coating will strip them before they pc them. Generally they use a method alot finer then using sand, ususally walnuts or plastic. I wouldn't sand blast if I were you.
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Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?

I agree, those wheels are over a $1,ooo.00 each brand new.........
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