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    Stone-Chipped Alloy

    Was washing and waxing my still miraculously un-kerbed alloys yesterday and noticed a small stone-chip in one of them which I would like to attend to sooner rather than later. What's the best thing to use? They're silver painted alloys (the 17" 5-arm 'Kinetic' ones). Do Audi do a touch-up pen or will the Halfords silver one do the job?

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    Got any images?

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    It's just a tiny hole in the paint, maybe a couple of mm square. I just want to touch it up before water gets in and starts to corrode the alloy.

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    Maybe just dry thoroughly, and clear Wurth lacquer?

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    There's alloy wheel repair kits on eBay for around £10-15
    Have not used them but the May do the job

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnythefox View Post
    There's alloy wheel repair kits on eBay for around £10-15
    Have not used them but the May do the job
    I've used the paint chip kits and been impressed, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AUDI-Stone.../260605270335?

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    I've ordered a kit which is supposed to be a perfect match to the Audi silver paint used on the alloys. I'll report back...

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    Any news on this repair kit?
    I've noticed some stone damage on my wheels so need to sort it out.

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    I have it, but was going to try to do it tomorrow. It really is a very tiny chip, I'm just being rather anal about my alloys.

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    So what would be the code / name for the anthracite colour on C0Z alloys (standard S3) ?

    Somehow I've picked up three small chips on my rear wheel - looks like a stone has rattled through it. So annoying!
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    It's not on Audi's touch up paints list, that only seems to cover body colours. I got mine on eBay, it's stated to be a match for the Audi and VW alloy paint. We'll see!

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    Yeah - after a bit more research tonight I found this helpful link.Audi OEM Wheels

    Basically there are many codes just for wheel paint. I thought my S3 alloys would be 8AU bit that's the rotor dark anthracite colour. I now know my code is 4EE - can't find it being sold online though! Have emailed some of the retailers on Ebay. See what response I get.
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