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    Jul 2013

    Hubs and Calipers

    Hi Guys,

    I have a A3 2010 2.0 TDI S-Line which the calipers and hubs are starting to rust fronts more than the backs.

    Anybody know someone who can repaint these for me?

    I'm based in Surrey Junction 9 M25.


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    Apr 2012
    Easy enough to do it yourself mate.

    Get car jacked up, scrub them with a wire brush and give them a good clean, get some Hammerite/high temp paint on them, jobs a good 'un.
    Black 2007 2.0 FSI Sport
    2011 Glossy Black RNS-E |AP Coilovers | 18" 7 Spoke OEM BE Alloy Wheels | H&R Trak+ Spacers 8mm (Front) 12mm (Rear) | MY11 Rear Lights | S Line Spoiler | Retrofitted MFSW | Retrofitted Cruise Control | Interior LED Light Pack | OEM LED Numberplate Bulbs

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    Taken from my ride thread - its an easy job to do mate just preparation and then go for it! Take you a couple of hours but worth it and the spray paint and lacquer doesn't cost anything more than £20

    Sand / wire brush them down, masking them up, spraying them red (3 coats) and then applied 3 coats of lacquer and it gives an amazing finish. Also because of the lacquer these will last a long time, easy to clean and wont flake off.
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    A little bit of over spray on the disc, but after driving and braking this comes off and is no longer there. Now this is all dry I will be painting the hubs and discs in silver to get rid of the rusted look and make it look much fresher.
    2010 Audi A3 2.0TDI 140CR 3 Door Black Edition in White
    To Do: LCR Front Splitter (gloss black), Panel Filter, Lowering Springs / Coilovers, Roof & Spoiler Wrapped Gloss Black
    Done: S3 Pedals, Aluminium Foot Rest, Remap, DPF & EGR Delete, S-Line 170 Rear Valance, Chrome Twin Tailpipes, S3 Brakes with USR Discs & Pads, Upgraded Fog Lights, HEKO Wind Deflectors
    Progress Thread:



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