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Scratched my alloy! How annoying!

Wrath Sep 8, 2009

  1. Wrath

    Wrath Well-Known Member

    It really, really annoyed me despite looking to some like minor damage.

    I had to take my wheel off so used the Audi supplied spanner, when I put it over the nut and turned it, the sides gouged the alloy inside the nut recess. I changed to a different spanner which then gouged the outside.

    Is there a different spanner that Audi supply for these S-Line 18" alloys?

    See pic below.

  2. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

    I use a deep 17mm socket with a good run of insulating tape around it to prevent this happening and one of those extender bar thingys
  3. Bad Times! :(

    On the plus side - callipers look good :salute:
  4. Wrath

    Wrath Well-Known Member

    Flattery will get you everywhere :sm4:

    I must thank Rich for giving me the impetus to painting my calipers, it really was as easy as he said :thumbsup:

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