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Wheel Detailing?

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Wheel Detailing?

Postby SuperMech » Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:10 pm

Hi everyone,

ok, I'm currently using some nice wheels, that I originally imported from Japan and had refurbished by Atomic Wheels in Milton Keynes. They have a 'deep dish' profile and have been finished off with a coat of clear lacquer. Through normal driving on our well maintained roads :laughing-rolling: , the odd small stone has found it's way into the 'dish' of the wheel and scratched the lacquer in one or two places. Is there a product on the market that I can use to disguise these very small buy noticeable scratches? Something like a wipe-on polymer coating? If I use 'Safe cut' or other similar cutting compounds, I'm concerned that I will soon loose the lacquer coat completely...

Hope someone can help :text-thankyouyellow:

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Re: Wheel Detailing?

Postby Mazda Mender » Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:22 pm

Touch them up with a lacquer pen/touch up paint and use a light rubbing down paste.
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Re: Wheel Detailing?

Postby The Captain » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:50 am

SuperMech wrote:Hi everyone,

ok, I'm currently using some nice wheels, that I originally imported from Japan and had refurbished by Atomic Wheels in Milton Keynes. They have a 'deep dish' profile and have been finished off with a coat of clear lacquer. Through normal driving on our well maintained roads :laughing-rolling: , the odd small stone has found it's way into the 'dish' of the wheel and scratched the lacquer in one or two places. Is there a product on the market that I can use to disguise these very small buy noticeable scratches? Something like a wipe-on polymer coating? If I use 'Safe cut' or other similar cutting compounds, I'm concerned that I will soon loose the lacquer coat completely...

Hope someone can help :text-thankyouyellow:

Regards
Tony

Where are you based? If you are near another member they may be able to have a look and make a suggestion.
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Re: Wheel Detailing?

Postby SuperMech » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:23 am

Hi Nick,
I'm based near Portsmouth...... about 20 minutes from Autolink and MX5 Parts.
Having some rust removed by Autolink soon, so will probably ask Andrew while I'm there...

Thanks for replying
Tony

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