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Old 03-03-2018, 06:28 PM   #311
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Fantastic! The wheels look superb! well done.

I think you should be confident doing the black paint too.
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Old 03-03-2018, 06:31 PM   #312
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I love this build thread, some great work going on!

I previously owned a 2003 MCS in the grey colour with a black roof. One night after a few pints and a bit of ebay browsing, I bought a set of JCW Sparco seats for it. These were a rare option in leather but mine I believe were extremely rare as they were in cloth with the JCW logo in colour. I'll try and dig out a photo and post it up if you're interested.

Keep up the great work on this car.
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Old 03-03-2018, 07:59 PM   #313
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The wheels look brilliant, not sure how they'll hold up without the lacquer though, but as you say you can only see. You could always go over with a different grit to give a slight 'key' and go over with lacquer at a later date.
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Old 03-03-2018, 08:14 PM   #314
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You've done a fantastic job resurrecting this from the dead. Have you enjoyed doing it, do you fancy another project
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:00 PM   #315
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Cracking job with the wheels, genuinely look like a new set
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:11 PM   #316
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Cracking job on the wheels bud
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:23 PM   #317
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Fantastic work! They look brilliant now, especially as they cost next to nothing!!. I did a set of diamond cut rims a few years back, and tried lacquering the polished metal. It actually worked reasonably well, and lasted the 2 seasons I used them on my car. I'll see if I can find the link on here.

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Old 03-03-2018, 10:51 PM   #318
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Great update - wheels look fantastic for very little expense.

Nice work
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Old 03-03-2018, 10:59 PM   #319
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This is an example of what can be done with hard work and commitment!

Excellent work.
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Old 04-03-2018, 12:22 AM   #320
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What an amazing thread. Literally read from start to finish.

Fantastic work. Congrats on saving a very worthy car
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