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Oh dear alloys

Post by Barbs on Sat 25 Nov 2017 - 18:00

Well got to drive my WIND today. Nice little run to Sheffield. Get back to the house and.... ouch, kerbed a wheel. Thought I had learnt. Blaming the KA no chance of kerbing them. There's a thought... could I swop them?

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Post by knebby on Sun 26 Nov 2017 - 11:01

I was thinking the other day that I might get the alloys on the red Wind refurbished as she only gets limited use, surely I can keep them unmarked? Then I went and kerbed the alloys on the black Wind, AGAIN!!!
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Post by Barbs on Sun 26 Nov 2017 - 12:14

That made me laugh but sad to say we don't learn.
It was still nice to drive him again.

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Post by pittstop on Mon 27 Nov 2017 - 15:53

When I bought mine in 2015; from a main dealer; the nearside wheels were kerbed & the tyres scuffed so I insisted on their refurbishment plus two new tyres to go on the front & the unscuffed ones put on the rear.

Thought how clumsy previous owner must have been as; prior to that; the last time I had kerbed a wheel was in 2000 in an SLK avoiding an oncoming double glazing van with it's offside glass carrier opened out.

I now know just how easy it is to do on the Wind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm ashamed of my wheels at present.
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Post by [email protected] on Tue 28 Nov 2017 - 13:25

just refured my old ones.. just need to re lacker then sell um Smile
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Post by Barbs on Tue 28 Nov 2017 - 20:34

Don't forget you can advertise on here.  Are they the17 inch. Just a reminder peeps... just taking a little bit off the plastic in the boot you can fit a full size spare in.

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