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      12-29-2012, 12:57 PM   #1
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cracked alloy losing pressure!

happy chrimbo wel late but in time for happy new year!

i have a set of mv4 alloys and have a crack in my nsr alloy.
i was asking if any one have used spit & polish before?

my work hav used them before for a wheel colour change i
was just hoping to hear more about ppls thoughts.

thanks every1
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      12-29-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
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Are you near Gatwick by any chance? if so use Wheel Works in Crawley. I have never used Spit and Polish sorry.
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      12-29-2012, 04:05 PM   #3
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hey mate, im based in wimbledon but work in thames ditton. ah i see, ill do my research and weigh it up. thanks for ur help.
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      12-29-2012, 05:31 PM   #4
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Won't BMW replace it? I've just had two new rears under warranty.
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      12-30-2012, 11:00 AM   #5
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i dont kno as its a 09/07 car but 08 plate. so its out of warrenty the tpms mil light is on
as the crack in the rim. its got full bmwsh and i have just serviced it with oem parts.
how did you get urs and how old is ur car?

thanks
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      12-30-2012, 12:21 PM   #6
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I'm sry, I wud luv2 hlp but I dnt undrstand txt spk.......

There are many reputable wheel refurbishment companies around your area, you could go down and have a look at their work... Just an idea....
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      12-30-2012, 12:26 PM   #7
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my nsr rim is cracked, loosing pressure. would it be worth me trying bmw to supply me a new rim undr warrenty as a 09/07 built car or shall i just get a new set of wheels/just a refirb? iam kind of looking for a set of wheels but not sure.
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Go to BMW and quote 'watchdog', as in the BBC programme if they say no. They should replace the wheel under warranty, as it is quite a big problem with the 225M rear wheel.

Google watchdog bmw wheel and check out the top link.
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      01-04-2013, 02:52 PM   #9
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ah i have heard/ read on the forum, just forgot thanks!
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