BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > Regional Forums > USA - California
 
INDustry distribution
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-26-2013, 05:53 PM   #1
Longboarder
Brigadier General
66
Rep
3,810
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 e92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Monarch Beach

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 997.2 Turbo S  [4.71]
2013 e92 M3  [4.55]
2013 BMW X5  [0.00]
Who can Refinish BMW 359s (stock ZCPs)?

Mine are trashed from the track. I have a couple large pits and some discoloration (dulling) as well. They are the standard color (not black). I'm going to get a dedicated track wheel/tire going forward.

Is there anyone capable of fixing the pits and refinishing them to look new?

Thanks.
__________________
Daily: 2013 e92 M3 DCT / ESS VT2 650 S/C / Akrapovic Evolution / StopTech BBK
Track/Airstrip: 2011 997.2 Turbo S PDK / 725 HP / BBi suspension build
Beater: 2013 X5 3.5sport
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT1...eoFBszPIK0gf9w
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 05:57 PM   #2
Rapture
I'm suckin gas but I'm haulin ass
Rapture's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
656
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA

iTrader: (13)

Nu-tec in Anaheim
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 06:57 PM   #3
bchang2001
Lieutenant
7
Rep
459
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: OC,CA

iTrader: (5)

their turn around time sucks... 1-2 weeks. most other places can do it in 2-3 days.
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 07:16 PM   #4
Longboarder
Brigadier General
66
Rep
3,810
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 e92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Monarch Beach

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 997.2 Turbo S  [4.71]
2013 e92 M3  [4.55]
2013 BMW X5  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bchang2001 View Post
their turn around time sucks... 1-2 weeks. most other places can do it in 2-3 days.
Ok thx for the tip. So who would you recommend?

By the way, I'm in OC.

Thanks.
__________________
Daily: 2013 e92 M3 DCT / ESS VT2 650 S/C / Akrapovic Evolution / StopTech BBK
Track/Airstrip: 2011 997.2 Turbo S PDK / 725 HP / BBi suspension build
Beater: 2013 X5 3.5sport
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT1...eoFBszPIK0gf9w
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 07:51 PM   #5
GOLFFRR
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
GOLFFRR's Avatar
276
Rep
17,376
Posts


 
Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA

iTrader: (4)

what about LTMW guy "son tran" I think his name is? I seem to see a lot of threads about that guy and what great work he does on wheel repair?
__________________

BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR NEXT BMW, EMAIL US FIRST WE CAN HOOK YOU UP!
Need a quote or assistance from David? GO HERE-->bmwdavid@icloud.com or 202-262-2900
David's ED special ALL M cars-->http://f10.m5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1042739
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 07:54 PM   #6
Rapture
I'm suckin gas but I'm haulin ass
Rapture's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
656
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bchang2001 View Post
their turn around time sucks... 1-2 weeks. most other places can do it in 2-3 days.
Really? I had my 219 18" wheels done in three days and that included blasting, refinishing, and coating
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 07:56 PM   #7
Rapture
I'm suckin gas but I'm haulin ass
Rapture's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
656
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GOLFFRR View Post
what about LTMW guy "son tran" I think his name is? I seem to see a lot of threads about that guy and what great work he does on wheel repair?
I almost bought a set of ZCP wheels that were "refinished" by the individual mentioned, they were not fixed well to say the least. Maybe he had an off day but the repairs were obvious and poorly done.
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 08:33 PM   #8
Longboarder
Brigadier General
66
Rep
3,810
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 e92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Monarch Beach

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 997.2 Turbo S  [4.71]
2013 e92 M3  [4.55]
2013 BMW X5  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
Really? I had my 219 18" wheels done in three days and that included blasting, refinishing, and coating
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
I almost bought a set of ZCP wheels that were "refinished" by the individual mentioned, they were not fixed well to say the least. Maybe he had an off day but the repairs were obvious and poorly done.
Thanks for the additional info. So did your 219s have pits or curb rash before they went into Nu-tec? I can't seem to fine a website for them. Strange in today's world.
__________________
Daily: 2013 e92 M3 DCT / ESS VT2 650 S/C / Akrapovic Evolution / StopTech BBK
Track/Airstrip: 2011 997.2 Turbo S PDK / 725 HP / BBi suspension build
Beater: 2013 X5 3.5sport
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT1...eoFBszPIK0gf9w
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 08:47 PM   #9
Rapture
I'm suckin gas but I'm haulin ass
Rapture's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
656
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Longboarder View Post
Thanks for the additional info. So did your 219s have pits or curb rash before they went into Nu-tec? I can't seem to fine a website for them. Strange in today's world.
Nu-tec doesn't have a website, I know, I know.

I bought the 219 used and each wheel had some sort of curb rash varying from superficial scratches to a couple 3"-4" decent rashes. They looked brand spanking new when I got them back.

I've tried a few other spots locally that do coating but found Nu-tec to be the best around. Between myself and a handful of friends we have had maybe 18-20 sets of car and motorcycle wheels done as well as some other stuff and everything has been perfect.

BTW, Nu-tec does a lot of work for local wheel companies and vendors... PM me if you want more info
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 10:13 PM   #10
Leonardo629
Major
United_States
13
Rep
1,206
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Walnut, CA

iTrader: (9)

Pm me Nu-tec's info please! How's the color match?
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 11:25 PM   #11
Rapture
I'm suckin gas but I'm haulin ass
Rapture's Avatar
United_States
12
Rep
656
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 MR E92 M3
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leonardo629 View Post
Pm me Nu-tec's info please! How's the color match?
Google them, all their info is online, just no website.

I had my wheels done in a bronze finish so I can't compare to stock.
Appreciate 0
      06-26-2013, 11:28 PM   #12
WillC310
Lieutenant
4
Rep
422
Posts

 
Drives: A car
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (0)

Son Tran is one of the best IMO. I've had him work on all my rashed wheels since '02. He'll also come out to you and take care of it the same day.
Appreciate 0
      06-27-2013, 12:39 AM   #13
atermechi
Private First Class
atermechi's Avatar
1
Rep
126
Posts

 
Drives: e92 m3 MR
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Woodland Hills

iTrader: (0)

+1
Appreciate 0
      06-27-2013, 01:23 AM   #14
ILSMKU
BMW FTW
ILSMKU's Avatar
No_Country
37
Rep
1,918
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: ///OC

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
Americoat in orange. They do good work. Just get them all powdered a new color!
__________________
///2013 AW 6MT E92 ZCP M3/// Black 359M Wheels/BMW Performance Carbon Fiber Spoiler and Mirror Caps/Arkym AeroSport Front Lip/Turner 15MM Spacers/LUX 8 LED Halo/IND Gloss Black Grills, Gills and M3 Emblem/30% 3M Tint/BMW Interior LED/MusicCar Subwoofer Enclosure/JL Audio 12" W6 Sub and XD600:1 Amp/Euro Sunglasses Tray/Ceramic Coated Megan Racing Exhaust/AFe Dry Air Filter/RPI Intake Scoops/Euro MDM/Feature Coded.
Appreciate 0
      07-05-2013, 03:39 AM   #15
shuggy
Private First Class
shuggy's Avatar
2
Rep
141
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3, Space Gray
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Los Angeles / Tokyo

iTrader: (0)

Son Tran's turnaround time is 1 hour or less!
__________________
'11 E90 M3 | Space Gray, Black Novillo - Extended Leather, DCT, ZPP, ZTP | BMW M Performance Exhaust /EU Front Bumper /Black Grilles & Gills /EU Visor /EU Rear Fog Switch /OEM Interior & Exterior CF /Aluminum Pedals /M Floor & Trunk Mats | DINAN Underdrive Pulley /Front Sway | MS Test Pipes | ESS Tune | StopTech | Motul 600 | Huper Optik | Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 | LUX H8 v3
Appreciate 0
      07-05-2013, 03:45 AM   #16
rjd598
Brigadier General
rjd598's Avatar
United_States
55
Rep
4,645
Posts

 
Drives: 10' M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego,CA

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.50]
1999 BMW M3  [0.00]
I've heard good things about son tran as well. His name has popped a numerous amount of times
__________________
Appreciate 0
      07-08-2013, 03:24 PM   #17
meez
Sloppy Seconds Connoisseur
meez's Avatar
9
Rep
554
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 DY E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (5)

I had my wheels refinished through whoever EAS uses (forgot the shop name).

Needless to say my wheels were bent and scuffed bad and they looked BRAND NEW when I got them back. (had them powder coated gunmetal as well).

It DID however take about a week.
Appreciate 0
      07-08-2013, 05:12 PM   #18
Longboarder
Brigadier General
66
Rep
3,810
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 e92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Monarch Beach

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 997.2 Turbo S  [4.71]
2013 e92 M3  [4.55]
2013 BMW X5  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by meez View Post
I had my wheels refinished through whoever EAS uses (forgot the shop name).

Needless to say my wheels were bent and scuffed bad and they looked BRAND NEW when I got them back. (had them powder coated gunmetal as well).

It DID however take about a week.
Oh didn't know EAS could do this...good to know since i'm there all the time to dyno
__________________
Daily: 2013 e92 M3 DCT / ESS VT2 650 S/C / Akrapovic Evolution / StopTech BBK
Track/Airstrip: 2011 997.2 Turbo S PDK / 725 HP / BBi suspension build
Beater: 2013 X5 3.5sport
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT1...eoFBszPIK0gf9w
Appreciate 0
      07-08-2013, 05:16 PM   #19
meez
Sloppy Seconds Connoisseur
meez's Avatar
9
Rep
554
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 DY E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Longboarder View Post
Oh didn't know EAS could do this...good to know since i'm there all the time to dyno
They outsource it to another spot, but will accommodate you because they are the shit.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:40 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST