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Getting rims installed and brakes powder coated any advice?

everydaychris

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Feb 10, 2020
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getting my Gemini model y rims replaced with some sexy replica r241s

I’m also planning on painting the brake calipers blue with the Tesla logo.

does anyone have any advice for what to look out for at the shop?
Do they remove the brake caliper to paint it?
Do they use a semi gloss finish with primer over?
The shop I’m using has a 1 year warranty on the paint.
For the wheels, it just gets rebalanced right?
anything I need to do on the Tesla screen?
Also, the stock tires should fit, but what about the stock bolts?
Lol literally my first time installing aftermarket rims so thanks in advance!!
 

Mr. Wonderful

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You say you are having brakes powder coated? If so, they must be removed because to cure them they must
go into an "oven" to bake on the coating. If they are going to be painted, they can be carefully sprayed on the
car with surrounding areas covered with plastic or similar.
 
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everydaychris

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You say you are having brakes powder coated? If so, they must be removed because to cure them they must
go into an "oven" to bake on the coating. If they are going to be painted, they can be carefully sprayed on the
car with surrounding areas covered with plastic or similar.
SEe how bad I am at this..

I meant painted lol. got it. So the brakes can stay on
 

sakul2agi

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I had the calipers powder coated @ Corsa Motorsport. If you are local, hit up Anderson, great guy.

There are mobile services that come to you as well. They prep, mask and paint them on the car.


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everydaychris

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dang ok

hmm whats the average cost?

I wanted to get the rims and brakes done in one go and the guy I was going to go to was quoting me $500

 

sakul2agi

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Jul 22, 2020
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Fountain Valley
dang ok

hmm whats the average cost?

I wanted to get the rims and brakes done in one go and the guy I was going to go to was quoting me $500

Give Anderson a call and he can give you a quote. I’ve seen a range form 200-800+
 
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