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    How easy is it to paint powder coated wheels?

    Hi Everyone,

    I have some satin black powder coated wheels with winter tyres that I use part of the year. I want to spray them silver with Wurth silver wheelpaint. Other than keying the wheels, primering (which primer?) and crossing fingers will it work? I'm assuming so long as the primer works I should be OK? Finish does not need to be perfect as these are winter wheels. Can anyone offer advice/ exeriences for doing this?

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    Hi Everyone,

    I'm answering my own question in case it helps someone else. The answer is that it's not too difficult so long as you key the wheels well. I used scotch brite pads which were a lot easier than sand paper. I degreased, scotch-brited and then used a bit of sand paper. Masked up well and then got going with primer, Wurth German Car Silver paint and then Wurth lacquer. The finish wasn't perfect but they look so much better and a winter later they still look good.

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    David

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