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Old 07-20-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
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Powdercoat wheels

I wanna do that to my bike but. What is needed?
Do i need to remove the wheels?
Or bring the whole bike?
Never done this before
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:33 PM   #2
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You need to remove the wheels from the bike and take off the rotors, bolts, bearings, and tire.

The wheel needs to be bare.
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lot pf work
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:52 PM   #4
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you dont have to.. but that work has to be done to powder coat the wheels. so the more you do the more you'll save. but you can take the bike in as a whole bike and they'll do everything for you
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That sounds better. Now who does that and how much would be my next questions
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I'm pretty sure Patrick and his crew at Motorcycles Unlimited will do all the tear down for you and get them prepped to send to the powdercoater. Call his shop or PM him for labor pricing.

Other sponsors would probably do it as well, you just have to call and see.
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Remove wheels, strip rotors, bolts, pull the bearings out (good time to replace them), and the valve stem. Ideally strip the old paint or PC off using aircraft stripper (gel, not the spray can). ACS will eat your hands off in seconds, so protective gear is a must. If it's just paint it'll bubble and slide right off, if it's PC depending on how thick it is it can take several applications and lots of scraping.
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we can do the prep and you can take it somewhere or we can send it off to our powdercoater. call the shop monday for a quote.
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I'm pretty sure Patrick and his crew at Motorcycles Unlimited will do all the tear down for you and get them prepped to send to the powdercoater. Call his shop or PM him for labor pricing.

Other sponsors would probably do it as well, you just have to call and see.
This. I waited till I needed tires and some other work done, then took it in for all of it. I'm sure other places will do it to.

But yeah, the more work you do, the cheaper it'll be.
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make sure you tell whoever to tape up where rotors,sprockets,pulleys bolt on.
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make sure you tell whoever to tape up where rotors,sprockets,pulleys bolt on.
gosh, one would hope the coater knows where to protect but surely doesnt hurt to check
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well thanks guys but he was asking for a shop that would take the tires and bearings out and reassemble when done. He found house of paint and they have a coater they go to I dunno who but I think he found full service. I'll help if needed as always :-)
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