I have these same wheels on my E60, but three of them are in serious need of refinishing (do to my failed attempt at the "nasa method" to repair curb rash. I went so far as to eventually completely repaint the three bad ones with Wurth paint and clear coat, but the results I got ranged from "meh" on one wheel to OMG WTF did I just do?!
I took them to a wheel specialist and he suggested that I have them media blasted and powder coated, which I'm seriously considering.
Looks like you are happy with your results! Mind answering a few questions?
How does the finish compare to the factory original (especially smoothness)?
I am very satisfied with my results, the coating is just as smooth as the oem finish...
2. Clean wheels
3. Media Blast
4. Powder coat
5. Bake for 15 minutes
6. Take out the oven to clear
7. Clear the wheels
8. Put the wheel in oven again for final curing
It cost me $90 a wheel , that's including the powder which they had in stock .. I would recommend this anyone, I am very particular with my car so I wanted it to be right the first time... I chose powder coating because of the durability and quality finish...
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