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Alloy refurb colour?

Discussion in 'Leon Mk2' started by DannyallenFR, May 18, 2018.

  1. DannyallenFR

    DannyallenFR Full Member

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    Booking my car in for its alloys to be refurbished just wanting some ideas of colour also going to do callipers? Pics of people's would be a great help in deciding I was thinking maybe a dark bronze or grey? Thank you [​IMG]

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  2. Jay sx

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    I have satin black , I like the idea of dark bronze though.
     

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    The black looks good on red with my car being black I think it won't look as effective

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  4. saveoursouls

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    Is the difference between satin and gloss that noticeable? I’m going to go for black on my red Leon, also noticed your brake calipers look different to mine, is yours a FL mk2?


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  5. DannyallenFR

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    I went this colour [​IMG]

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  6. saveoursouls

    saveoursouls Senior Member

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    Looks really nice on a black car, certainly better than going for gloss black. At least there’s a nice contrast. Guessing that’s gun metal?


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  7. DannyallenFR

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    It's a dark anthricite so basically a gun metal bud I have gloss black on my Merc but very dirty lol satin is a Matt [​IMG]

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  8. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook SCN sticker = +20bhp
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    I've got the same choice for my wheels as they are being sand blasted and then I get to pick my colour... Yours is spot on! Good work!

    Is that powder coated or stripped and dipped? How much if you dont mind me asking?

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    That's powder coated 160 for the set I am a friend of the owner normally 320 bud

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    Jimbobcook SCN sticker = +20bhp
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    Mine have already been powder coated and they didn't do a good job so now I have to go back to the bone and they should be good to go.

    I've been quoted £340 and 4 days work which is pretty good going me thinks...
     
  11. DannyallenFR

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    Yea that's really good tbh and 4 days is a honest quote mine took 2 days just to coat no stripping

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    Now I'm thinking is it too cheap lol I'm spending more money keeping this car to a good standard instead of power haha
     
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  13. Jay sx

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    Its an 07 cupra , before it became the k1. I believe they are standard brakes to this model.
     

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