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Offline wigit

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #910 on: 18 September 2013, 22:25 »
had a mk6 1.4 TSI cabriolet for the day as wife's mk5 was on the dealers



Car feels underpowered with the 1.4, like the silhouette and always wish they did a Golf coupe (rather than rocco), refinement ok but scuttle shake is evident, not the most practical car
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #911 on: 26 September 2013, 20:09 »
I was gutted last week when I returned home to be told one of my alloys curbed whilst dropping son off.
Anyway picked up the refurbed wheel up today

Took it to Prestige Wheels in Stockport.Very impressed with their work.£110 it cost.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #912 on: 26 September 2013, 20:57 »
I was gutted last week when I returned home to be told one of my alloys curbed whilst dropping son off.
Anyway picked up the refurbed wheel up today

Took it to Prestige Wheels in Stockport.Very impressed with their work.£110 it cost.

Is it a show car?....I cant justify £100+ for small curbs marks like that, you can barely see it.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #913 on: 26 September 2013, 21:48 »
I just don't want a tatty car.I have had it since new and like keeping it that way.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #914 on: 26 September 2013, 21:56 »
Need to paint the rusty hub parts of the discs then  :wink: :drool:
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #915 on: 26 September 2013, 22:18 »
Your right.I have a tatty car :grin:  I'm surprised you didn't notice one of the nut covers are missing as well!
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #916 on: 26 September 2013, 23:37 »
Your right.I have a tatty car :grin:  I'm surprised you didn't notice one of the nut covers are missing as well!

what would you do if you clipped the same wheel again next week?
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #917 on: 27 September 2013, 08:08 »
Your right.I have a tatty car :grin:  I'm surprised you didn't notice one of the nut covers are missing as well!

what would you do if you clipped the same wheel again next week?

I think that £110 would make you be even more careful, but if it did happen again, I too would be straight round to the refurbers. I've got the tiniest bit of white worm forming on one of my Vancouvers. You can hardly see it and I'm suppressing it with a weekly blob of wax, but I'll still get the wheel refurbed when my winter wheels go on.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #918 on: 27 September 2013, 08:24 »
Your right.I have a tatty car :grin:  I'm surprised you didn't notice one of the nut covers are missing as well!

what would you do if you clipped the same wheel again next week?

I think that £110 would make you be even more careful, but if it did happen again, I too would be straight round to the refurbers. I've got the tiniest bit of white worm forming on one of my Vancouvers. You can hardly see it and I'm suppressing it with a weekly blob of wax, but I'll still get the wheel refurbed when my winter wheels go on.

It's the one thing that I doesn't bother me that much - it happens.  Two of mine are kerbed but I'll probably only get them refurbed prior to selling it it or trading it in.   I can see the sense in getting damaged wheels refurbed when switching over to winter wheels though, so you have a nice pristine set to go back on in summer.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #919 on: 27 September 2013, 17:29 »
If I was in the habit if kerbing wheels often obviously I wouldn't get them done but as this is the first and hopefully last time,£110 in 24 years ain't bad.I was only recommending a good repairer in the north west for fellow members,sorry.
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