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Alloy Wheel Refurbishment In Midlands

Looking to get my alloys repaired and powdercoated in Midlands area, anyone recommendations would be much appreciated.
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I used a company called Laptab, although they seem to use a couple of names.. just off M6 Gravelly Hill. Dropped the car off at 8 picked it up at 3.30, job done...
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+1 for laptab



They,ve been doing it for donkies
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Also give the guys a call at Simplyalfas they do refurbs
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They,ve been doing it for donkies
Thanks for that, I've emailed them for a quote so as long as its reasonable I'll give them a whirl.
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Laptab are the renowned company in these parts, but I have used A1 in Bilston, and they did a cracking job. Recommended to me by an Integrale owner who's wheels they had done. I saw the before and after pics, and that was enough to persuade me.

Many places advertise as wheel 'refurbishers/renovators' but do check what they actually do. They should be able to repair the wheel properly (weld in alloy where required) and if they have a good reputation will also tell you when it wouldn't be safe to repair.
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1st Class Alloys in Lichfield are very reputable, And will carry out anything from Touch Ups to full on repairs.

1st Class Alloys Lichfield for Alloy Wheels Refurbishment

Heard a few horror stories about Laptab, But never used them myself so can't really comment.
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these guys take what wheel you have and literaly make it new again you get the whole wheel back like its just come of the shelf excellent reputation not cheap but extremly high level of finish
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What sort of price are we looking at it from A1?
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75 per wheel i was quoted................... this is not a repair to the damage this is full refurbishemnt to the entire wheel
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Ask Dave at SA. He did the 18" Horseshoes on my last 159. A right pain in the rear to do, looked like new afterwards! He did a good price as I had my bonnet and front bumper resprayed.

Worth a call and a chat.
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+1 for Dave at Simplyalfas did a first class job on mine for me.
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