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Andy Robottom Verified Driver
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Region: NW
Car #: 113
Year : 1990
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I just had 4 wheels powder coated, matt black, very nice finish, $100 for 4 wheels. A multitude of colours available. Casey claims he can powder coat pretty much anything metal and his new extra large oven will be up and running shortly.

Chap's name is Casey, nice guy, works out of his Mom's garage in PDX. I said I'd pass it on to the NWSM crowd.

You can email casey caseyfowler2001@yahoo.com.

Also, just a thought. Does anyone have an R888 rains they no longer require, I thought they might work for my street miata.

Andy

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Vick Verified Driver
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Region: NYR
Car #: 12
Year : 1991
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Just curious, how much weight did the powdercoating add to your wheels?

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Greg Bush Verified Driver
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Region: NW/OR
Car #: 04
Year : 90
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Does he use the low temp powder coating for wheels?

motorrock
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I hope so on the low temp.....Don't want to powder coat race wheels, it does weaken the alloy.

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Andy Robottom Verified Driver
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Car #: 113
Year : 1990
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I believe he can do low temp. Not sure if that changes the price. These were a set of OEM take offs for my street miata.

I'd recommend emailing Casey for the specifics.

Added wieght - not sure, take off for the street car, so I was paying that much attention. I suspect Casey might me able to estimate based on the amount of powder he uses. Again, emailing Casey for the specifics would be best.

Andy

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misterwaterfallin
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Region: Northwest
Car #: 07
Year : 1990
Posts: 253
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I have a set of 888 rains that I ran with once at Bremerton. I dont think they are flat spotted but I may be wrong about that. PM me if youre interested and I can send you some pics

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Number 07 SM
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Keith in WA Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Region: NWR / Oregon
Car #: 88
Year : 95
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The first set of wheels I bought was gloss white. I powder coat them Carbotech grey every time I use them.

(What was I thinking putting white wheels on a race car??? [nope] )

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Keith Novak
(Will work for tires)

Jim Graffy Verified Driver
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Region: NW / OR
Car #: 01
Year : 1990
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Andy -

I have a set of sticker 888's.

Jim

B Wilson Verified Driver Series Champ
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Region: Oregon
Car #: 68
Year : 91
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quote:
Originally posted by Keith in WA:
The first set of wheels I bought was gloss white. I powder coat them Carbotech grey every time I use them.

(What was I thinking putting white wheels on a race car??? [nope] )

It's not so bad. I've driven with white wheels many years. You do have to clean them between races though. BTW, I have a set of Kazera Kz1s for sale if anyone's interested.

-bw

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Bruce Wilson
2010 Oregon Region Champ
2010 Monte Shelton Driver of the Year
2010 25 Hours of Thunderhill E3 and Under 2 liter Overall Champion
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Gatoratty Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Year : 1992
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+1 to the cleaning! I have 3 sets of white wheels.

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Kent Carter Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Region: Houston
Car #: 91
Year : 1991
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ooh... powder coating wheels is muy dangerouso!

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John Wymore
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So, has anybody ever had powder coat removed from wheels? I have a set of wheels, two are black powder coat and two are not. Would prefer to have all un-coated.

   

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