DIY Alloy Refurb

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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by Gus247 » 07 Jan 2013, 08:29

nice job buddy... like you say, anything has got to be better than before but it looks like you've done well!! :thumbup:
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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by jashammy » 07 Jan 2013, 10:21

Worth spending the time on them,looks good
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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by cheezy88 » 07 Jan 2013, 13:53

Yep was so,

Hopefully the weather improves so I can see what they look like,

In the wet weather which is dark they look good but most things look good at night!


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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by spirit » 07 Jan 2013, 15:57

Look good mate nice job .some tyre gel would suit it to freshen them up
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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by cheezy88 » 07 Jan 2013, 16:09

Yep that's for sure, leaving them a few days and then apply another layer of lacquer and then a few days before a proper wash and tyre shine,

Recommend any tyre shine? I use turtle wax stuff "wet and black" I think it is


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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by spirit » 07 Jan 2013, 16:19

cheezy88 wrote:Yep that's for sure, leaving them a few days and then apply another layer of lacquer and then a few days before a proper wash and tyre shine,

Recommend any tyre shine? I use turtle wax stuff "wet and black" I think it is


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The lacquer might tone it down a bit and 3 coats at least.
Tyre gel I recommend maguires tyre gel in the purple bottle.one bottle last me a year lol
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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by richard330 » 07 Jan 2013, 16:59

yes looking a lot better you did well :thumbup:

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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by cheezy88 » 07 Jan 2013, 17:23

Cheers mate, it's already had 2 thinnish layers of lacquer so maybe weds I will give another 2 layers, thin layers, then at the weekend will have a quick look over them and try get them polished and sealed then tyre shine and possibly run them this colour for a month and decide,


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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by cheezy88 » 08 Jan 2013, 20:44

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Yes or No? Do you guys like,

I think they are quite nice, but the car needs polished and some tyre shine!!!


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Re: DIY Alloy Refurb

Post by RayB » 08 Jan 2013, 20:56

It's a yes from me on the wheel colour, looks pretty good with the colour of the car.

The arch gap is another matter :D

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