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Old 05-10-2018, 06:02 PM   #1
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Fixing damaged Detroits

Hi all, the 18" Detroit's on my MK6 came badly guttered from the previous owner, with deep scratches on all 4 wheels. I have read that to fix these properly the wheels will need to be machined to restore the original surface and this would cost around $200 per wheel where I live.

I'm not after a perfect fix, but is there any cheap option to improve the look, just to lightly mask or cover up some of the damage? Any tips would be appreciated!Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1525989678479.jpg
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Old 05-11-2018, 01:58 AM   #2
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It'd be a lot of work & elbow grease, but sand them all down (but leave the black "pockets") and then polish the faces yourself

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Old 05-13-2018, 09:18 PM   #3
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look up "Chris Fix Wheels" on youtube. He has a decent tutorial on repairing wheels with curb rash and scratches
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