Stock wheel surface damage???

Ingo D. Rautenberg ingo at
Wed May 29 17:24:09 EDT 2002


While not as bad as the Notorious Speedline wheels, the stock BBS 200q20v
/v8 mesh wheels wiith polished lips need regular attention and waxing to
avoid the pitting you describe.  If it's as severe as it sounds, you may
indeed need to have them refinished.  I lucked out in that most of mine came
off with repeated treatments of bug and tar remover, so I'm guessing it was
mostly road tar.  Had a look at a friend's wheels over the weekend and they
were well beyond that.  Don't know if I could polish /buff them to a decent

'91 200q20v...Slightly modified
'83 Urquattro
('90 v8q RIP)

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