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Discussion in 'Rants & Raves' started by gavsman, May 8, 2012.

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    After finally getting time to finish off refurbing my RS4 reps I fitted them to the car yesterday, the wife used the car this morning to take my son to school & I get a text 10 mins ago to say she has scrapped one of the wheels!!!!!:banghead:

    I think i may have to do what one of the other members on here did & Ban her from the car.
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    ​Ouch. You wont be a happy person today then.
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    Worst feeling, at least my alloys lasted 2 months before 3 of them got scrapped in a space of a week!
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    Sandra, your right - not a happy bunny today!

    Jojo, The only good thing is I am glad I didn't pay alot to refurb them ( just my time & effort & rattle cans) , if I had spend money on getting them powder coated I prob would have hit the roof!

    I still can't believe it - they have only been on the car less than 24 hours.
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    Just been sent a pic of the damage! looks like i will be busy again this weekend sorting it.


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    Nasty...... that's not just a "nudge" of the kerb
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    Still looks nasty, she has sent you a pic so that by the time she returns you will be nice and calm, lol. I think a little ban from the car may be in order, and also make her help with the refurb.

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    I was just thinking how the other half wouldn't even bother calling me up, she'd just leave it until I spotted it! lol
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    When I get my next set of mint condition alloys I'm going to... 1) fit them, 2) go for a drive, and then 3) run all four along the highest kerb I can find.

    Might as well get the pain out of the way sooner rather than later, because kerbing your alloys is always a matter of 'when' not 'if'.
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    Let me know when you get them & I will send my Missus round to do it for you Lol
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    Just give her a choke slam.
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    I think I need to give/get here a refresher block of Driving lessons!:undwech:
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    Wow! Bad news, but I wasn't expecting that much damage :(
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    Neither did I James - makes me think I should put my Trapez's back on!
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    Whoa, thats not looking good, its going to happen sooner or later, no matter what, but I guess this was SOONER than expected hey!!

    Some punishment is on the cards for her im sure ;)
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    Well if you're going to do something, do it properly and that, my friend, is how you kurb a wheel properly!
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    Ouch, she made a job of that!! :sob:
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