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I dropped my 18" Q2 wheel in to PPS in Inverurie on Saturday. Hopefully they will be back as good as new in a few weeks!

I will post up some photies when I get them back....
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I'll be interested to see this, my 2 front wheels are in a bad way. I may be cheaper trying to find some second hand wheels for sale though. Also, how is it taking them "a few weeks"?
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I'll be interested to see this, my 2 front wheels are in a bad way. I may be cheaper trying to find some second hand wheels for sale though. Also, how is it taking them "a few weeks"?
I'm guessing that that is when he is next in Inverurie as he lives in the Western Isles?

Looking forward to seeing the results
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I'll be interested to see this, my 2 front wheels are in a bad way. I may be cheaper trying to find some second hand wheels for sale though. Also, how is it taking them "a few weeks"?
My wheels were in a proper state originally before having them done by PPS and they're very nearly perfect now -still got a very slight 'dent' on the lip of one rim which used to be a sizable chunk before the refurb

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Hi everyone here is some before and after pictures of my OZ alloys which were refurbished by
Finnese Coatings Cotton St Aberdeen, the did a fantastic job in a week ,as you can see they were in a bad way but not now
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How much are we talking per wheel?

is it based on rim size or damage?
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Hi everyone here is some before and after pictures of my OZ alloys which were refurbished by
Finnese Coatings Cotton St Aberdeen, the did a fantastic job in a week ,as you can see they were in a bad way but not now
Hey Craig

New wheels are looking good

Now get you name down for the bacon roll run next Sunday so that we can see them in the flesh!

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Looking good nice finish
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I'm guessing that that is when he is next in Inverurie as he lives in the Western Isles?

Looking forward to seeing the results
Correct answer!

They are now ready to be collected but I would rather not risk a carrier. PPS do a lot of work for guys on the rigs so they are happy to "warehouse" the refurbed wheels for a few weeks.

A the moment it looks as if I will not be on the mainland until the 17th or 18th. Mind you, the 147 is currently our vehicle of choice to keep the Gt away from the potholes and flying stones. That red paint is really soft
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How much are we talking per wheel?

is it based on rim size or damage?
It's based on size (both diameter and width). My 17" teledials were £45 each if that helps?

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It's based on size (both diameter and width). My 17" teledials were £45 each if that helps?

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It helps me greatly, thanks. My GTA runs on original 17" multis

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Its £55 per wheel at Finnese Coatings 18inch wheels but you also have to get the tyres taken of and put back on,plus balanced £12 so your looking nearly £70 a wheel
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My local tyre service will take 4 tyres off and re-fit and balance for about £20 PPS are £45 + VAT for 18's but he may be willing to negotiate for cash up front

I didn't take "before pictures". They were just badly scuffed by the PO on the edge of the rim. I should have spotted this when I bought the car from Veloces but I was dazzled by the shiny red paint and the smell of nearly new leather
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Some pictures of the refurbed wheels from PPS.

I would give them 10/10 for service but only 9/10 for finish. It is very good but not perfect. Probably close to as good as you would get with new wheels but I am a bit fussy and there is tiny bit of dust here and there (probaly unavoidable with electrostatic powder coating) and there is one very small pinhole. Still good
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I got an online quote from The Wheel Specialists (Alloy Wheel Repair and Refurbishment in Aberdeen | The Wheel Specialist)
£65 + vat a wheel plus a further £10 + vat a corner for taking tyre on and off so £360 all in.
a follow up email arrived this morning thanking me for getting a quote for my A.l.p.h.a..................
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I got an online quote from The Wheel Specialists (Alloy Wheel Repair and Refurbishment in Aberdeen | The Wheel Specialist)
£65 + vat a wheel plus a further £10 + vat a corner for taking tyre on and off so £360 all in.
a follow up email arrived this morning thanking me for getting a quote for my A.l.p.h.a..................
you won't be using them then Alex?!!?!
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Just booked the wife's car in with these guys.. So will report back once her alloy has been fixed..!

She managed to kerb her nice 21" alloy after 3 days of ownership

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Just booked the wife's car in with these guys.. So will report back once her alloy has been fixed..!

She managed to kerb her nice 21" alloy after 3 days of ownership

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ouch that'll not be cheap
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So will report back once her alloy has been fixed..!y
look forward to hearing how you get on, I am keen to get the wheels done before SICD
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Got mine done at Alloy Wheel Specialist in Dyce - highly recommended.
How much a corner did this cost if you dont mind me asking, I had heard they did a good job hoping to get mine done in the next few weeks
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How much a corner did this cost if you dont mind me asking, I had heard they did a good job hoping to get mine done in the next few weeks
this is the quote I got, I was thinking about paying them a visit during next saturday morning to see what kind of deal i could get.

Alloy,17",TWS Silver,Full refurbishment 4 65.00 260.00 52.00 312.00
Vehicle In - Strip, Refit and Balance - up to 17" 4 10.00 40.00 8.00 48.00

Net Value 300.00
VAT Value 60.00
Gross Value 360.00
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How much a corner did this cost if you dont mind me asking, I had heard they did a good job hoping to get mine done in the next few weeks
Its costing me £120 to get the wife's wheel done, but its 21" so a pretty big wheel..!
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look forward to hearing how you get on, I am keen to get the wheels done before SICD
Highly recommend these guys to anyone looking at getting their alloys refurbed...!

They did an outstanding repair and respray on the wife's wheel..! Cant even see where they did the repair on the kerbed bit.

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