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Re: Wheels repainting
If you'd like it to be even less expensive use Wurth silver wheel paint and
clearcoat, they come in spray cans. GPR and Griot's should both have them.
From: Osman Parvez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: quattro <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 1998 10:30 PM
Subject: Wheels repainting
> I'm currently in the process of having my wheels refinished. For those
>who have followed my saga from looking at aftermarket wheels to this stage,
>the rationality is simply budget forced. A friend of mine is refinishing
>them only for the cost of materials.
>Now that the wheels have been sanded down (both by hand and in a blasting
>cabinet at 180 psi). It's down to a paint choice.
>My choices are to repaint the original Pearl White or to go with Audi
>Silver. I was rather surprised at the cost of the paints. This is only for
>$158 for the Pearl
>$119 for the Silver
>That price includes all three coats and some other stuff (including
>reducer) to do the job right. I figured I would just go for the original
>color since it really isn't that big of a jump in price. I couldn't think
>of any other colors that would look reasonable on the car.
>I'm looking for any feedback regarding color choice and pricing, BTDT's, or
>just plain rambling. I'll be ordering the paint by 12 EST tommorow. Thanks
>for any advice!
>P.S. the good news is that if all goes well, I should have the car back on
>the road (and off the Hak 1's) in two weeks! I really can't wait.
>89 200q, TAP Chip, 171K (P.White).