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Old 23rd February 2006, 23:39   #1
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Default Zen Alloys:paint Or Not?

Hi friends,

I have a zen purple in color. its got alloys. however the alloys were painted to some off white color .which the painter removed using paint remover and got back original look.

The original aluminum type look is gud but has some irregularities. Should I paint it or keep it as it is? If paint which color is suggested?

My painter is of the opinion that the paint won’t last for long arnd 6 mtnhs or so. I am really confused.any place in bombay which u guys suggest?


Plz advice.i am a new memeber and i am looking forward for your help guys.9892359404 is my number.

heres the pic.........

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Powder coated in white. Looks sporty.
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Yeah, i love white wheels.
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should i paint it to silver? does painting last?
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Powder coated in white. Looks sporty.
totally...but can we get it done over here(powder coating)...
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Note:

I don't like dark coloured alloys.Don't know why.
So, i'd suggest u don't paint it black or grey or violet or whaterver dark
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cmon guys shld i paint it silver or leave them a s they are?
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Powdercoat them white!!
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Drift_or_die, yes it is done in Bangalore.
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hey bear

try and get cobra 2k paint in a psychedelic shade dude.... OR preferably colour shift if your budget allows... something in black and silver(colour shift) would look awesome... i saw a honda crv the other day with colour shift paint on the rims and it looked real nice

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wat color should drums and brake callipers be painted ?if alloys r painted silver or white?
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now see this after paint........



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Hi worrisomebear
I was wondering which paint did ya use for brake calipers.

Is there any specific kinda paint available to maintain the shine & rich Look.

Hoping to get the response soon from BHPian's

Thanx & Happy Revving
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worrisomebear, wheel looks pretty gud after painting .... howmuch it cost u ... the wheel and painting all 2gether ... i'v a pearl beach colored zen and planning for an alloy.... Soo it would be helpfull, if u gimme some details...

keepRevving...!!!
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