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Need a refurb.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by MartayMcFly, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost
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    Feb 17, 2009
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    Anyone know what this is? All 4 wheels have small marks around the lip, but this one is about 40% of the rim. Looks like it's peeling under the laquer! I wasn't wanting to put them on until the weather cleared a bit so I wouldn't have to bother with a refurb, but since they need one anyway they'll be one early next week.


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  3. moag

    moag she's no d-turbo

    Sep 6, 2010
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    Its sometimes referred to as "white worm."

    Generally happens when the lacquer fails and water gets between the metal and lacquer coat. If you get them refurb DONT re-lacquer them and you won't have this problem. Use a wheel sealant like poor boys wheel sealant to protect the bare metal

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