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Stone Chipped Alloy - advice please

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by cdb2, Jul 14, 2006.

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    [Jul 14, 2006]
    Whilst doing the weekly clean of my 5 Star Alloys I noticed a chip on the inside of a spoke on one of my rear offside wheels - it is about 3mm diameter.

    Presumably the best way to tackle it is : rubbing it smooth with a little wet and dry, carefully building up a bit of silver touch up, rubbing flat with wet and dry and then applying some lacquer and rubbing that flat if need be before polishing.

    Any better way?

    Should I use primer - the surface underneath looks black\grey.

    The car is silver anyway so presumably my touch up will be a reasonable match? I've read that some people use Avus paint but my 5 Star Alloys don't look Avus, no steely blue in them.
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