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Lil' Bling Bling

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Stomper, Mar 12, 2004.

  1. Stomper

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    Lil\' Bling Bling

    Got some of my parts back from powder coat today. One of my hysteer arms and TR are still at the shop. The other half of my rims are still in the works, should only be another week or two till they are done /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
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    Oh ya, I paid $56 to have those 11 pieces done /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    nice, powercoating is definetally the way to be.
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    What would a person pay for that work, if they had no hook ups?
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Can someone confirm me on this? Is powdercoating used with a spray gun and air compressor? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gifThanks
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    The [paint] actually dry powder is sprayed on then baked to finish
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    you do use an aircompressor, but you dont use a normal paint type spray gun. You use a powdercoat gun lol. Look in eastwood catalog to get the jist of it. Commercial pwdercoaters probably have something a bit different than eastwood, but same principle. You only need low air pressure, 10psi or less for our powdercoating works best.
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Okay, thanks. Where can I get a hold of a eastwood catalog. How much do powdercoaters run at, price wise? Thanks.
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Looks sweet! Can't wait to see them on the rig!
    Bill
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    wow, they have some awesome stuff on there... i wish I was rich, I'd buy it all!! /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Now your going to have to sand blast them again aren't you?
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Looks good, what color is that?

    Is that Skys crossover kit?
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    did you have the seats for the conical washers in the steering arms plugged before it was sprayed? I've heard when you have powder coating, or even paint, it doesn't let those conical washers seat right and they dont tighten up or they loosen up after a while /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif Something to that effect.

    Anyhow, the parts look sweet, we have a powder coating place here in town but I know it ain't that cheap /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Nope, I didn't have the outside half of the rims done /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    Yes, that is Sky Mfg. cross over.

    I can't remember the color off hand but it's bright red I can ask when I pick up the other pieces on monday /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: Lil\' Bling Bling

    I am going to go nuts powder coating soon too.
     

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