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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:05 am 
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I looked at similar...they all need at least a 19mm (3/4") stop.....which is why I had that on the drawing to begin with.


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:38 pm 
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Bolts came


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:56 pm 
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I bought a pint of Ferrari silver, ppg 36520 and did a spray out... the Ferrari pretty close but a little darker than China silver


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:22 am 
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didn't make it into the shop, but here is a pretty final design for the 17" version


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:50 pm 
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Here is the 17" design off the mill and waiting on paint


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:33 am 
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17" wheels painted and ready to ship. these are 8" and 9" wide


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:18 am 
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TheDarkSideOfWill wrote:
*Brand new wheels, custom made to order*

Mark: *Starts cutting metal*

:lol:

About the color, Mike, have you tried...asking them?


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:10 am 
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Martini wrote:


About the color, Mike, have you tried...asking them?


They use an industrial silver and work with pantone shade numbers not paint codes. For sure they could provide a pantone number but you can't go to the store and say give me pantone xxxx and think it will match really. What's left of the the pint of ferrari silver is probably the closer than the toughup paint I bought....but right now they're new and don't need touchup so I'm good :)

I'm looking into options for the more standard 16x7, 8, 9 sizes. I'm told there should be monoblock blanks for them by summer. 3pc can be done but I was told the lead time is quite long...trying to find out the details now.


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:00 am 
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I thought you could go to a local shop and have a pantone code mixed there.
Second solution, asking the supplier to send you 5cl of paint.
Third, go to a shop that owns a paint scanner to find the closest match possible.


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 Post subject: Re: Welding wheels
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:21 am 
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I'm sure if..I mean WHEN the day comes that the engine runs :) ...and I get chips on the wheels I can figure out a paint match solution and the path you propose seems right other than adding just respay them to the correct ferrari color.


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