> I would like your opinions (like I
> need to ask) on your personal experiences in painting wheels.
> Has anyone used Eastwood's HotCoat Powder Coating System? What are your
> opinions. Easy, simple, cost effective? Would you use it for alloy wheels.
> Will the coating survive the temperatures a wheel attains after some heavy
> braking from autocrossing or street use.
A friend used Eastwood's system to powdercoat my valve covers and other parts
others. Looks great for parts, but I wouldn't use it for wheels.
I agree with Jon with all the bad about using them on wheels. I don't
mount/dismout all the time and still have had some chipping problems. And cone
that goes on them, stays on them - even mild polishing will take some of the
I shot my original VW rims (I use FV rains) with Krylon and haven't had any
problems. And if they get scuffed, chipped, whatever, all it takes is a trip to
Wallyworld to get another can
Dave Geis - #25 FM 1982 Morton Formula Vee
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