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Old 06-24-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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Thoughts on Powdercoating parts

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I'm contemplating powder-coating a number of parts on the underside of my car;i.e bolt-on sub-frame connectors as an example.

Has anyone here powder-coated any bolt on parts? I'm looking to add a layer of rust protection by having the metal primered first and then powder-coated to give it a longer lasting clean look.
Want to know if anyone has experience in this, pros and cons?

Also, if you can list some items that were powder-coated that would be great!

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Powder coating is done on bare metal! No primer. Great for brackets, pulleys and such
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:47 AM   #3
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I had my ralley wheels done and then painted on top of the powder coat to a more matallic paint they turned out great. The place I had them done did it for $29 a wheel and they use a metal blast instead of sand. It was totally worth the price they look like new.
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I noticed my sub-frame connectors original casting paint job is cracking, fading, and coming off. They look beat up and old. A nice powder coating should do the trick. I'm going to inquire today with a local shop and take some before and after pics too.

I also have cast quality 3" exhaust pipes that come out before the rear tires that I would like to get a High Temp Ceramic Coating to provide a better finish look vs the plain-jane look it currently has.
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Do not powder coat any thing with spring tension,, such as leaf springs, trunk springs or torsion bars.. It will take the tension out of them,,
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