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Didnt do anything to it as i dont own it anymore, but got to see it in the garage were i take the mitsu to it's maintenance services as i was getting the 4WDsuper select transfer system oil checked (muddy-icy season is setting in). Apparently the guy that owns it now is not happy whit the newly bought OEM dpf either. Tough luck, that is...
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Mine are in being done as I write The cost will be 53.00 + VAT per wheel (and that's trade).

The wheels will have the tyres removed, dipped and stripped, any repairs necessary will be carried out. The wheels will then be powder coated and the tyres refitted and balanced.

The wheels looked like (the images below) before I sent them away. And even the dealer said why am I bothering?

The wheel had lacquer runs and the backs were covered in overspray, they looked crap (to me)
My Alloys are back from the refurbishers
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What's with the big mark at '5 minutes to'?
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What's with the big mark at '5 minutes to'?
Which image are you referring to?
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Those wheels look great, uming and arring whether to buy some in place of my 18" horseshoe wheels.

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Which image are you referring to?
First image. Looks like they've missed a bit or perhaps it was the best they could do if it had severe kerbing?
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I have no idea what your referring to the wheels are like new.
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On the first photo there's a scuff on the edge of the rim running from about '10 to the hour' to '5 to the hour'.
It doesn't bother me, mine are about 10 times worse than that.
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On the first photo there's a scuff on the edge of the rim running from about '10 to the hour' to '5 to the hour'.
It doesn't bother me, mine are about 10 times worse than that.
I can see it now.

It's not a mark on the alloy persa, it's a black mark from where they fitted the tyres, I haven't got around to polishing them yet
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Took the engine out
Engine out! Yikes. That's a bit serious. Why?
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220 miles down and back from darkest Somerset - the dive centre at Vobster Quay. All good except a lot of muddy splashes. I see a bucket and sponge in my near future. Long stretches of 50 mph limit on the M3 since forever so 43mpg shown for the trip.
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I gave mine a bit of a wash and clean last weekend but particular attention to the interior.
I loved the inside and the beige/cream/magnolia (you choose) leather. Smells great too after using some Liquid Leather conditioner.
I love this 159.
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Engine out! Yikes. That's a bit serious. Why?
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Received a dent from a careless lady in Lidl carpark swinging her door right open into my passenger side. Fortunately I was sat in the car waiting for the wife so I have her details and she is going to pay for the repair. It's through the paint and will need pulling out and spraying
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Cleaned her, covered her up as I head off to work for 4 weeks.
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Received a dent from a careless lady in Lidl carpark swinging her door right open into my passenger side. Fortunately I was sat in the car waiting for the wife so I have her details and she is going to pay for the repair. It's through the paint and will need pulling out and spraying
The world is full of those who have no idea! I do my best to park away from them.

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Received a dent from a careless lady in Lidl carpark swinging her door right open into my passenger side. Fortunately I was sat in the car waiting for the wife so I have her details and she is going to pay for the repair. It's through the paint and will need pulling out and spraying
I hate inconsiderate people
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Yesterday I changed the pollen filter and started cleaning up the offside rear wheel arch while changing the disc and pads.

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I hate inconsiderate people
Door defenders keep the worst dents off .
Magnet is felt covered and foam tubing strong black nylon.
Can relax a little more when parked in car parks.
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