Yep, mine are pretty much the same at similar miles. A brillo pad will remove the carbon deposits and some (Autoglym for me) metal polish will bring the shine back but it does take some real effort.
New pair for sale in the classifieds section, then you can start again and do whatever John does to his
Getting some new ones fitted Tuesday FOC under warranty, mine is a 2012 with 6k miles.
The secret is in the preparation. I didn't do anything to my first set then tried to take carbon deposit off with Autosol etc and polish off the black chrome application on them. This time have sealed them with 3 coats of G-Techniq C5 and it is working a treat.
I might have to give it a go, since I've got the wheels to clean up and seal with G-techniq wheel armour anyway...
Nice one ,dont forget to dry the inside and seal as i never the next day they where rusty as ,was so mad ahhhh
I done the exact same ,thought id need to take them off to do a better job inside ,but with that wheel jack thing i hate and no trolley jack ,i will just try and do what your doing .would not mind if i had my own space ,even a garage ,but on the street with comments flying about ,like ohh you can clean my car next all that stuff ,nearly every one that walks by has to say something ,does my head in ..rant over
Mine were replaced under warranty. Started to go off after 4k mls. Pairs of tips is £34. In the display cabinet thats the same price as an Audi pen!!
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