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    DIY alloy referb - reccomendations and tips please.

    Hi,
    Bit of help and advice needed on referbing alloys using a kit.

    Went to go and get fish and chips the other night, grazed the kerb so horriblly I lost my appetite.
    So.....Im looking into repairing the curb marks on my alloys myself and my questions for anybody else who has successfully done this are:

    1) How easy/hard is it?
    2) What kit should I use, are they all the same?
    3) How do you find the right paint for your wheel?

    Also if you have any hints/tips about this that would help me in getting my wheels back to tip top condition that would be very much appreciated.

    Thanks!!!
    ....................I'll make a build thread one day.

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    As your in Brum - this might be the cheapest & best option: City Powder Coaters Ltd. Birmingham. 0121 448 7646., quattrojames has had his wheels done there & I believe he was happy with their work.

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    £20 per wheel??? Sold!
    I was thinking id have to pay around £50 per wheel!
    ....................I'll make a build thread one day.

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    A couple of reviews from the guys on here for city powder coatings : TTrS alloy wheel refurb.

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    Wurth German alloy wheel paint is the right colour for Audi wheels

    I tried it myself....epic fail

    Finish looked passable but not great, got them refurbed instead

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    if you fill them yourself they wont be able to powder coat them as the filler will crack in the kiln to cure the powder

 

 

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