New guy checking in with wheel question

5 replies to this topic
  • jriorda1

Posted April 03, 2009 - 07:23 PM


hey guys, I have been a long time reader but this is my first post. I upgraded to a new WR this month and I am getting it dialed. I have done suspension and power mods, and now I am on to the cosmetics.

What is the cheapest way to get black wheels. New replacements or break the stockers down and get the anodized or powdercoated?

I know its silly to spend money simply to change wheels but I really like the way it looks and have always wanted them

  • JSanfilippo

Posted April 03, 2009 - 09:13 PM


I'd say powdercoat is the cheapest way.

  • wondermuscle

Posted April 06, 2009 - 09:34 AM


Should only be about $30 per wheel unless you have a hook up....

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  • jriorda1

Posted April 07, 2009 - 08:15 AM


New Mexico. Do I have to break the wheels down first? And would anodizing be a better option?

  • nmchunker20

Posted April 07, 2009 - 11:46 AM


Albuquerque Manufacturing... also know as Quality Powder Coating. You can also try Southwest Coatings.

  • Alternative

Posted April 08, 2009 - 12:12 AM


Powdercoat won't last long on dirt rims, my road rims are powdercoated and even they have stone chips on the edges. Anodising is a much better option, it's a process which basically dyes the oxide coating on the aluminium so it's a lot more resilient and won't flake off powdercoat can.


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