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Whaticon 11-10-2012 01:52 PM

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

Scottina06 11-10-2012 03:25 PM

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

viking757 11-10-2012 04:38 PM

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?

Scottina06 11-10-2012 05:24 PM

All the srt oem wheels are coated....even the polished.

Whaticon 11-10-2012 05:30 PM

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

Scottina06 11-10-2012 07:50 PM

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

SvenskaJeepGuy 11-11-2012 02:35 AM

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

Madanio24 11-11-2012 08:30 PM

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

402 Motoring 11-13-2012 10:21 AM

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.

doak 10-06-2013 09:09 AM

Re: Sandblasting SRT8 wheels?
I agree, those wheels are over a $1,ooo.00 each brand new.........

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