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Alloy refurb

Can anyone recommend a good alloy wheel refurb place in central Scotland that will be able to refurb a Ti alloy?
I have heard that it's a paint that's on these alloys which is quite hard to match?
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Hi there, I've used the wheel specialist at Cumbernauld. They did a good job but the admin left a little bit to be developed. I think they hadn't been running long, but the work was good. They do have a quote request facility on their website.
I've also seen a place at the Brucefield industrial site just outside Polbeth in West lothian but haven't used them. Maybe someone else on here has and give some feedback.
Hope you get the to alloy back to as new.
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The guys at 'Eastern, Western Alfa' will do a discount for members of AO, Last I heard from John there it was about £40 a corner
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The guys at 'Eastern, Western Alfa' will do a discount for members of AO, Last I heard from John there it was about £40 a corner
The main dealer? Really? That's pretty damn cheap!
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Hi there, I've used the wheel specialist at Cumbernauld. They did a good job but the admin left a little bit to be developed. I think they hadn't been running long, but the work was good. They do have a quote request facility on their website.
I've also seen a place at the Brucefield industrial site just outside Polbeth in West lothian but haven't used them. Maybe someone else on here has and give some feedback.
Hope you get the to alloy back to as new.
Thank you for suggestions!
Kerbed the front right alloy because of a dip in the road I didn't see a few weeks ago, was devastated! Need to have a phone around!
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The main dealer? Really? That's pretty damn cheap!
Yes, out at the accident repair center in Bathgate
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Yes, out at the accident repair center in Bathgate
Do you have a phone number for this? never knew about a repair center in Bathgate!
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Do you have a phone number for this? never knew about a repair center in Bathgate!

Here you go!

A lot of us have met/had a chat with John at the 'wash n' wax' meets over there. He really is very good and helpful. Last time he helped prime my wheel arch ding to protect it and gave me some advice for free:

Eastern Western Motor Group, Eastern Western Accident Repair Centre
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We can highly recommend Eastern Western as they refurbed and coated (painted?) our GTA wheels and did a fantastic job. Price was extremely good too.
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Do you know if this includes the entire wheel being beadblasted and then powder coated or does the £40 only include cosmetic repairs on the front of the wheel? I had my wheels done on a Freelander but it was double that price.
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Do you know if this includes the entire wheel being beadblasted and then powder coated or does the £40 only include cosmetic repairs on the front of the wheel? I had my wheels done on a Freelander but it was double that price.
Best thing to do is call John Forret at Eastern Western Group - link as per Ultraviola's post above - and he will tell you exactly what they will do and what it will cost.

He is also on this site as member johnnytheboy so maybe drop him a PM?
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Thanks for John's details. Will give him a shout.
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I am also looking for somewhere to get my alloys refurbished and was wondering how you got on? Also, does anyone know somewhere closer to glasgow, i.e not far out from southside/city centre?
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Glentyan in Linwood and Chameleon in Renfrew both have excellent reputations.

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just to say i went to Glentyan alloys and they have done an amazing job on my alloys. They matched the colour to the original (i am not really for different coloured alloys) and took the scratches out and they now look as good as new! Well recommended, and very reasonable price for 18" alloys!!!
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and very reasonable price for 18" alloys!!!

Can I be cheeky and ask how much is very reasonable? Thinking of getting my 18" multi spokes refurbed.

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Of course, it was £50 per wheel, so £200 inc VAT. which is much cheaper than other places were quoting, some over £80 per wheel EXCL VAT!
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And the pic attached, taken by Glentyan, was the finished product, after some dodgy kerbing!
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