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Where to get 20" wheels powder-coated in Central NJ?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by TVision, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. TVision

    TVision Member

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    I am looking for a good shop that will powdercoat the stock 20" wheels on my X. Anyone know of a good place in Central NJ that has worked with Tesla's before?

    Also, considering the T sportline 20" Turbines, could anyone recommend a shop to swap them out as an alternative? Thanks!
     
  2. HankLloydRight

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    It's a bit of a drive, but this place is awesome. They repaired and repainted four 21" turbines for me for $225 each. Super professional.

    Home

    They have some YouTube videos, too.
     
  3. dragonxt

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    Plastidipped mine myself for $60, Looks great. May need to do some touch ups in three years though.
     
  4. Freedom101

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    Do you have picture of that? And where did you get the supplies? Thanks!
     
  5. TVision

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    Just the type of place I'm looking for, wish it was a bit closer.
     
  6. martinicus

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    I plasti-dipped mine, but there's a place that looks decent in Newark called GT Wheels - GT Wheels Inc.
     
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    Haven't used them but heard very good things about Crimson Wheel Repair & Powder Coating in Edison. May be worth a drive over there to inquire.
     
  8. dragonxt

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    Was really easy.

    Supplies from DipYourCar - World Famous Peelable Auto Paint You definitely need a spray can grip. They sell one or you may find a cheaper one at your local hardware store.

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  9. TVision

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    Do you have pics of your wheels? How do you get the inside of the wheel?
     
  10. dragonxt

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    You don't. Just paint the outside surface of it. It doesn't make a difference.

    Don't really have access to my car atm. So can't take pics.
     
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    Any experience peeling it off? How hard is it to go back to the stock color?
     
  12. Itsajyaknow

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    Peeing off the dip is easy. Comes off with wd40 like melting butter. Or you can just rub and peel. Plasti dip is like magic.
     
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    I just dipped my stock ones yesterday. Took me two cans and $16 total.
     

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    Nice! I dipped my spare i3 wheels to test it out and was super easy. Happy how those came out. However, Decided with the X to get them powdercoated. Love the look and very happy with the results.
     

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    Pep Boys was having a sale. 2 cans for $10 total on certain colors of plasti dip. If you order online, it’s 25% off right now. $40 total to go from 22” silvers to this:
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    3 coats Plasti Dip Black + 2 coats Plasti Dip Gray + 3 coats Dupli Color Custom Wrap Graphite Metallic.

    The duplicolor doesn’t peel as easil so I stacked it on top of Plasti which peels nicely.
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