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Alloy Refurb West Midlands?

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by Ad73am, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. Ad73am

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    Hi all
    Im looking to get my 19" 7 twin spoke Le Mans wheels refurbed after kerbing every one, can anyone suggest where I could try and also should I keep them silver or go black? Car is white A6 C6
     
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  3. desertstorm

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    Thanks Karl I'll take a look!
     
  5. Nilz

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    There are a few places, there is City Powder Coating in Brum city centre and also Midland Car Care, who im sure a few people have used on the forum.
     
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    I used hot wheelz in pensnett they were recommended to me and the work looked spot on. I was more then happy how mine turned out proving hard wearing too so far! They do offer repairs for curbing etc cheaper after the initial refurb too but I haven't had to use that service yet!
     
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    I looked at City Powder coating, they are just about the cheapest but the quality is very hit and miss apparently.
     
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    CPC are quite hit and miss, I guess if you are not in a rush, then go with them, I have had mine done by them a couple of years ago and I was very impressed with them.

    Im looking to get them done again in the next few weeks with them too.

    I know Jojo has used them quite a few times and has been very happy with the results from there.

    For the money, you cant go wrong with them.
     
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    Gad my 18" AMG's done there, no complaints what so ever. :)
     
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    Cheers Guys I've got plenty to go at now!
     
  11. jojo

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    I've just picked my refurbed alloy from citypowedeycoaters actually, and remember this thread, so took a few pic for ya.

    A set of customers alloys just refurbed.
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    And there's 4 different finishes on display aswell.

    Flat silver
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    Gloss black
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    Shiney silver
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    Matt black
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    30 quid a wheel with tyre on returned fully refurbed and balance, can't complain really.
     
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    Do these guys take out all the kerb markings for that price? I'm looking for a Hyper Silver finish on my RS4 style 19s which looks as though it might be the shiney silver you've posted above.

    Also, what is the turnaround on these?

    Thanks, Az.
     
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    Azeem, they do mate, they will sand and shot blast them and then powdercoat them.

    They normally take between 3 and 5 days as well.
     
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    Thanks Nilz, my summer wheels are in need of a refurb so might get them done in a month or two.
     
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    Depends on how bad the kerbing is, I think it's fair to say the grind out the scratches as oppose to add metal. In most cases, you can't see the work unless you are up close! I would also give them 7 days also, they are very busy, 3-5 days is optimistic to say the least from my experience.
     
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