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    The refurbishment has started

    Well I started refurbishing my wheels last night; I think it went well, so far so good.

    As you can see the wheels are in a bad condition and some marks are quite deep


    I attached a sanding drill bit to my drill


    And attacked them at full stream!!!


    I then just went over the rest of the wheel to create a rough surface


    So at weekend I need to wet and dry sand them and hopefully get primer on, (still not sure what colour to do them). It has been easier than expected, or have I missed a trick?? Or is the hard work still to come???

    Please offer me your words of wisdom!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyh View Post
    So at weekend I need to wet and dry sand them and hopefully get primer on, (still not sure what colour to do them). It has been easier than expected, or have I missed a trick?? Or is the hard work still to come???
    Still to come mate! The wet and dry sanding between coats is the most time consuming part when spraying I find, but it's the bit that has the biggest impact on finish.

    What colours you thinking? Something loud or subtle?

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    Just a tip for painting. Let all the air out of the tyre then push back the bead on the tyre, you can then get some wide masking tape between the tyre and rim along with some newspaper to mask off to get a good clean spray on the edges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ptr View Post
    What colours you thinking? Something loud or subtle?
    dont know, i have a thread with a vote on colour i was going to go Orange or Green but most people just think silver is best, not too sure if have the minerals yet to go orange

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyh View Post
    dont know, i have a thread with a vote on colour i was going to go Orange or Green but most people just think silver is best, not too sure if have the minerals yet to go orange
    I didn't realise that was your thread, I voted light orange, would look amazing!

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    Well there up sor sale now, i am selling up car as well...
    I want a MK2 Golf GTI

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/sale-au...oy-wheels.html

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    wtf? why do u want one of those? arent they all near death now except for overpriced pristine ones?

    Audi A3 1.8T Sport (AGU) - 2000
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    Exterior and Chassis: 18" Cades Tyrus, Euro Wipers, low on JOM Coilovers, Eibach Front & Rear ARB's, Black Angel Eye Headlights, 6000K HID's, S3 Brakes.
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