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  1. Wheels / Tires
    What do y'all use to clean and protect your powder coated wheels? I just got my wheels powder coated Satin and researching on how to clean and protect them to keep the sheen finish from fading away over time. When it comes to cleaning, its been shown that MILD SOAP & WARM WATER is SAFEST...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Has anyone had their stock rims powder coated? How do you like them? How do they compare to the black ones Mazda sells? Im thinking about getting my 2014 s touring rims powder coated gloss black. I had them plastidipped for a while but I've decided to move on from that.
  3. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    All of my searches on headlight problems seemed to be related to condensation problems. Has anyone ever found their headlights contaminated with a white powder? I bought a 2011 Mazda 3 for my daughter at an auction so I have no idea about it's previous life. It had been involved in a collision...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Dealer said he could coat them locally and save about $500 over the OEM gray wheels.
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So I am fortunate enough to know someone that owns a powder coating business. I need to get a strut bar purchased so I can get that down, but I have an extra set of rims (17's with a 5 spoke design) that I can get done for really cheep. My car is Titanium Flash, what color do you think I should...
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Does anyone know of a place that will powder coat calipers? I know I would have to get the seals and what not replaced... So hopefully a place that can do everything and I can just throw the calipers back on.
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys I was looking into powder coating my rims a satin black. The shop quoted me $125 per wheel to unmount, sandblast, powder, balance, and mount in one day. Does that sound about right? What are some prices you guys have been quoted? My wheels are 18" btw.
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm wondering if anyone have gone through with powdercoating the stock rims, particularly going for the gunmetal look. I hear anthracite would be the best option to go for if looking for that gunmetal look. If you have pics of any powdercoated stock rims please post. Thanks! Also convince me if...
  9. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
  10. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I have a gunmetal blue 2010 mazda 3 with stock rims. Don't really feel like buying new ones at this point. But I'm thinking of powdering coating the ones I have. Any suggestions ? I'm kinda leaning towards a light blue almost white.
  11. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Alright guys so im planning on changing up the color of my rims. I have a liquid silver hatch and right now they are black. Any color suggestions on what looks best with silver on our cars? I was thinking gold but I want to hear other opinions. Thanks
  12. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    does anyone know of a cheap place in south florida to get rims powder coated? thinking of buying some rims but one of them is a different color than the other 3 but all are in very good condition. any help is greatly appreciated.
  13. 2007-2009 Mazdaspeed 3 Performance & Mods
    Next weekend my friend is going to powder coat my OEM rims red...I hope it turns out nice, Ill post pics once it is complete.:yes:
  14. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I got a quote from a shop that's about 45mins away from me for all 4, he can do it for $260. He can also throw in clear coat for an extra $15 per wheel as well. Do you guys think it's a good price? The turn around time is also the same day if I drop it off right when it opens and...
  15. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Winner of free rim powder coating!!!(added pictures) So, I was looking around at some local places to get my rims powder coated. I came across one that did some fantastic work. They quoted me at $240 for the set of 4. So I'm cruising there Facebook page looking at pictures and I see this post...
  16. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys so i just picked up a corksport exhaust and i was considering getting the chrome tips and maybe some of the piping that you can see powder coated or high temp paint or whatever will work. Reason behind this idea is because i have no chrome left on my car. I have a white 3 with black...
  17. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I wanted to know where are some good spots in Dallas that do powder coating from rims
  18. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I was thinking about Powder Coating my stock Mz3 rims, but i really don't know much about it. I don't have the funds at this moment in time to buy rims, so im looking into this. Pictures if anyone has done this would be very much appreciated.
  19. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Has anyone powder coated their stock 3s rims? I am thinking about doing mine in either matte or glossy black but I'm wondering if anyone can tell me anything about it
  20. M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    i have a gray mazda 3s...and i was thinking of powder coating the rims black?? any thoughts on this? and could someone photoshop me a pic of a gray mazda 3s with some black stock rims? thanks in advance.
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