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Old 26-02-2018, 01:58 PM   #1
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Recommendations for wheel reburbs

*If this is the wrong area please move / let me know*

I have the BMW 403 19" wheels on my 3 series. Theyre well known for the lacquer failing around the centre caps and mine are no exceptions - despite being only 3 yrs old.

Im looking for somewhere that can refurb them (shamefully curbed one and 2 others have pothole dings) then powder coat them and also put a shamfer in the face where the centre caps go - have seen this done and makes a lot of sense so that water cant sit there.

I cant seem to get any local recommendations as it all seems to be "my mate does that cheap" rather than a professional that can offer the full service. I dont want to pay the earth but i dont expect it to be done cheap either.

So does anyone have first hand experience of anyone offering powder coat/refurb/machining, or at least the first two, anywhere near Peterborough?

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Old 26-02-2018, 02:22 PM   #2
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Lepsons have a good reputation for high quality work and get a good review on here although I haven't used them personally.

They are in Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1YQ.

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Old 26-02-2018, 06:20 PM   #3
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What Alan says, second to none.

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Lepsons refurbed my wheels. Not cheap, but perfect.
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Thanks Alan - will look them up and give them a call
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Still not close to you, but there's a place in Welwyn Garden City (down the A1 about an hour give or take) called AutoWiz

My brother got some Merc alloys refurbed and finished in a smoked chrome ad they look amazing.
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Another one here for Lepsons, local to me and I’ve seen a lot done by them, also brought wheels to them from further away to take into them.
Very very good at what they do!! Not just a small unit doing them either.
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Have a look at this place in Southend, I have been put on to them from someone I know and do a sound job for reasonable prices.
Link to the website here with full price list and examples of work.

http://www.rapid-wheels.co.uk/prices.asp
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these guys
https://www.bcs-automotive.co.uk/all...ent/nottingham

having seen some of there work first hand and also on social media via FB and insta it really is outstnading work.
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Old 09-03-2018, 12:40 AM   #10
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Lepsons again, but via VW, so I’m not even sure where they are! I had three wheels done on a Mk7 Golf Gti, so painted barrels and diamond cut face. Very happy with the result. My local VW and Audi send most wheel refurbs their way.


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