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      11-16-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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Looking for Wheel Repair & Powdercoating in Atlanta...

I have one wheel with minor curb rash that I'd like to get it fixed, and I also want to get the whole set powdercoated. I checked Yelp and it looks like Metro Wheels is the best in the area (http://www.metrowheels.net). Can anyone confirm or provide any other suggestions?

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      11-16-2012, 06:02 PM   #2
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I had a wheel done by Wheelright. I don't know if that is still their name or if they are still in business.
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      11-16-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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I had a wheel done by Wheelright. I don't know if that is still their name or if they are still in business.
Hmmm... I googled them, but didn't find a business in GA. I found these guys in PA: http://www.thewheelright.com/ and I found this link: http://www.rightlook.com/alloy-wheel...r-systems.html. Maybe the guys you used had the WheelRight system?
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I've used Wheel Wizard in Chamblee, they do some of the best work I've seen. Highgly recommend!. Good luck.
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I've used Wheel Wizard in Chamblee, they do some of the best work I've seen. Highgly recommend!. Good luck.
Thanks bud, but I called them too (also good yelp ratings) and no luck!! Their number is disconnected. I guess I'll just roll with Metro Wheels, no pun intended. hehe
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Thanks bud, but I called them too (also good yelp ratings) and no luck!! Their number is disconnected. I guess I'll just roll with Metro Wheels, no pun intended. hehe
Metro Wheels has a good reputation for wheel repair and powder coating. They will do a full service job and unmount/mount the tires. I had them fix a wheel on my Lexus a while back and they did a good job.

Millers Powdercoating has been highly recommended to me from other forum members as well but they do not unmount/mount so you would have to just bring them the bare wheels. I have not had my wheels done yet but this is probably where I'll go. Not sure if they repair.
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      11-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #7
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LOL... nice!!! A friend of mine just recommended Millers Powdercoating to me yesterday too. I'll give them a call to compare pricing. FYI, Metro quoted me $110/wheel for repair and $130/wheel to powdercoat (repair included). I definitely like the unmount/mount option, but we'll see what Millers has to offer. More later...
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So I finally got a hold of Millers and they quoted me $75/wheel. They said they do not actually do repair, but stated that they do smooth out most rough edges in their sanding process, before powdercoating. And they also do not mount/unmount.

I also spoke to Alloy Wheel Repair Specialist and they quoted me $150/wheel for repair and paint. This was the mobile guy behind Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead.
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      12-25-2012, 11:41 AM   #9
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I've used both companies. Both are great and they do nice work.

Here's the latest set I had done about 2 years ago from Millers.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=597853
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      12-27-2012, 10:39 AM   #10
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Nice!! Those look like they have a nice finish on them. I'm going to go visit Metro and Millers in person to get a feel for the shops and I'll decide from there. The OEM silver is actually growing on me a little bit (although I miss gunmetal after the brake dust starts to show on silver), so I'll likely wait a few more months to powdercoat them. I dunno, we'll see.
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