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    Things to do with standard SRi wheels????

    As I cant really afford £700 plus for a set of 17's / 18"s. I thought I might try to sort my wheels out.

    When I got the car they were really badly scratched, So I thought I might get them repaired and maybe powder coated black. My SRi is Midnight black with black lexus lights, soon to be fitted black side repeaters, and hopefully (when I can find some) some tinted/black coupe headlights.


    What do you guys think?? Anyone got any ideas bout where and how much this would be??

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    have them painted in benneton colours, would look well smart

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    get them resprayed in anthracite, then get the surface diamond cut and then re laquered, looks mint! I had my 18's done like this on my corsa

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    That sounds like a plan.

    How much would that cost to have done? where did you get yours done?

    Cheers

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    Grigglet, That sound good mate. Where did u get them done, and how much??

    I read an article in nov revs mag and they show wheels being powder coated adn things so thought it would be a good way to go.

    Or I could keep saving and buy some 18's but im trying to save for a house.

    I think that if I get my wheels coated / refurbushed and get the ride height sorted, my car wont look too bad for not alot of cash.

    Gazza, like ur idea mate, altho not quite for me

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    Grigglet, That sound good mate. Where did u get them done, and how much??

    I read an article in nov revs mag and they show wheels being powder coated adn things so thought it would be a good way to go.

    Or I could keep saving and buy some 18's but im trying to save for a house.

    I think that if I get my wheels coated / refurbushed and get the ride height sorted, my car wont look too bad for not alot of cash.

    Gazza, like ur idea mate, altho not quite for me

    Tony
    Sold my astra!!! Will be driving a BSM corsa soon!! Then a MK5 VXR Mmmmmm............

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    i think your better of saving for some new ones, you could get yours coloured, but when you start modding, they will just look too small, why not look for some second hand 17's? say around 300-500 will get you a decent set, or 18's around 500-800
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    Cost about £240, got mine done at Spit and Polish in Tonbridge, here is a pic of my old car to give you an idea what they looked like.

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    thats true I suppose. I could get some second hand ones. Does anyone know how much it is jus to have them repaired then?? As they are very badly scratched.
    Could jus get them repaired then sell them when I have enough money for 18's.
    Anywhere near heathrow would be a help???

    Tony
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    I hate black wheels on black cars. They look dirty and to me, the shiny-ness of silver alloys is what really makes them.

    White\silver\chrome look great but anthracite etc aren't my cup of tea really.

    That's just my personal opinion though :roll:

    I reckon they'd look good in white if you're gonna go for it with them.
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