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Alloy Wheel Refurb? RS6 (KENT)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by SimonAshley, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. SimonAshley

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    Just got some A3 S-line (RS6) alloys.

    Problem is they could do with being refurbished and I don’t know where to take them?

    Also not sure if I should get them painted?
    What I have....
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    RS6 in anthracite....
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    Other option is I swap these with my brothers alloys and get them refurbished and possibly painted?
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    Opinions please

    Please post pictures or links if you have either of these alloys on your car. Help me :sadlike:
     
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  3. I'mRonBurgundy?

    I'mRonBurgundy? Lets make that kitten purr...

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    Lepsons have a good reputation though I've not used them myself. They're based in Gillingham.

    http://www.lepsons.com/
     
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    Lepsons.
     
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    yep...what they said!!

    Lepsons are very good. They sorted these out for me, had horrific water ingress under the lacker and looked way too scrappy for my liking. The wheels had to be split and put back together with all new bolts etc, not a job for your average wheel refurb cowboys. Lepsons did a top job and wheels came back looking spot on!

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    Lepsons it is then, close the thread :laugh:
     
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    Can't argue with that, what N8 doesn't know about wheels, ain't worth knowing!
     
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    lmao
     
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    How much would it cost to get a set of RS6's referbed out of interest ?
     
  10. SimonAshley

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    I have just been quoted a price of £45 + VAT per wheel from Whicked Wheels
    Will check out Lepsons as they appear very popular
     
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    Lepson's are 1 of the UK's best = FACT
     
  12. SimonAshley

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    Thanks for the info mate.:thumbsup:
    Im just waiting for a price
     
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    Lepson's: The approx cost will be £217 + vat this includes collection and delivery.
    Just for peoples information.
     
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    Thats not too bad, quite a bit cheaper than what mine were, but they were a proper 2-piece wheel.

    Are you going ahead with it?
     
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    That's a reasonable price for their service.
    I might give them a go when the weather improves.

    Kerbs where I live scratch the alloys when the driver is away.... :whistle2:
     
  16. SimonAshley

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    Yes i will do, just finding out what they offer in the way of tyres too.
    2004 TDi sport wheels will be up for sale when I have my new wheels sorted if anyone is interested.
     
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    Have you decided whether to just get them refurbished or refurbished and painted anthracite? I have these alloys and I've toyed with the idea of getting painted anthracite... I'd love a new set of wheels but can;t afford it at the moment. It'd be good to see what you go for - keep us updated!
     
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    Do Lepsons arrange the courier and boxes or do you have to do that yourself?
     
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    Alloys are being picked up on Tuesday. Lepsons have there own vans and they just said they will come and collect them, dont know about boxes.
    I am having them painted anthracite for peoples information will post pictures when I have them back.
     
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    Right then alloys came back yesterday, fitted them about half hour ago.

    First off a bit of fun.......Fit brothers T4 van alloys to my A3 18" 8.5J 35ET
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    Check out the POKE
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    Now the RS6's in anthracite let me know what you think
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    I know what your all thinking..........Get it lowered
    Got spacers on the way to push them out the arches a bit 10mm front 12mm rear.

    Thanks to all who recomended Lepsons top job would recomend them to anyone
    http://www.lepsons.com/
     
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    Nice job. And yes, car needs lowering. Just like mine.
    Did you end up paying £217 for all four wheels (if you don't mind me asking) ?
     
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    £222 + VAT that included pick up and delivery.
    Two new front tyres at £85 each
     
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    Nice one mate.
     

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