Diamond Cut Alloys refurbishment

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by deemi786, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. deemi786

    deemi786 Active Member

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    Hello all, its been some time since my last post, but i am looking for referrals for places in or around Hertfordshire (Watford) to get my alloys refurbished at a reasonable price before the car goes back to Mercedes (had it on a 4 year lease)

    Also some advice please, is it worth me just powder coating them or getting them fully refurb'd since the car is going back to Mercedes.

    I have searched and seen multiple threads but wanted to get an up to date list with prices if possible and some advice from experts...

    Any ideas people.
     
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  2. Will

    Will MB Club Veteran

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    Smart repair if it's going back - that's all they would do if they were selling it anyway.
     
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    350_Coupe Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    i've used the postal service from rimfurbish, cost wasnt so bad, time scale was a little slow

    with the diamond cut, and i've seen this twice now (from different places) you can get corrosion on the surface under the lacquer after as little as 6 months, if it's not 100% dry/free from damp when sprayed, and this seems to be a vulnerability of this finish, and why most places wont warranty diamond cut finishes
     
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    AlexM Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I had mine refurbished at alloywheelrefurbishment in Hanwell.

    £300 for four, black powder coat with a diamond-cut lip.

    [​IMG]New powder coated wheels with diamond-cut lip by alexmastersuk, on Flickr

    I think they're rather natty!. They will diamond cut your wheels - I believe the clear coat is powdercoated rather than two pack, so hopefully they will last. They can also straighten buckled or cracked wheels. Mine were quite badly kerbed, but now I can't tell where they were welded and ground flat. A nice job at a competitive price
     
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    smart repair? apologies for the ignorance
     
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    £125 inc vat each wheel, but as I said they have gone milky way to quickly
     

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