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just had my wheels back


wolflyn

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just had my wheels back from Renowheel in Bridgend, and they look a million times better,,, rims taken apart as they were leaking,, polished to mirror finish, new bolts all round, resealed.

just need new lotus centre badges

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Looking good!

 

:thumbup:

 

Do you have any pics of them on the car?

 

I also need some new centre badges for some Compomotives, where are you planning to get some from?

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going to email SJ,, to see what size theirs are,
haven't put them back on that esprit yet, so no pics at the mo

these  have them in all sizes

http://www.wheel-badges.com/proddetail.php?prod=3D-Domed-Gel-LOTUS-black-chrome-wheelcenter

 

just doubled checked mine again and theyre actualy 38mm, but going to order 37mm as the edge of the caps are a little worn,,,£14.92 with shipping from that site

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Actually, just the man Barrie, would you mind measuring the diameter of your wheel badges when you get a chance?

 

I just paid £15 for the badges but I got the imagine you were asking about the wheel refurb!  ;)

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£400 all in

 

still unsure on the colour,,, everytime I see a pic of Hopos bronze esprit I drool,, :unworthy:  but I cant justify a full interior retrim

 

white was its original colour, and works with the red interior (was originaly brown)

 

keeping it blue is  the easiest option, but I just cant decide,, think I will be flipping a coin lol :help:

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Actually, just the man Barrie, would you mind measuring the diameter of your wheel badges when you get a chance?

 

I just paid £15 for the badges but I got the imagine you were asking about the wheel refurb!  ;)

 

Will measure in the morning and let you know. 

 

£400 sounds like a bargain to me 

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Actually, just the man Barrie, would you mind measuring the diameter of your wheel badges when you get a chance?

 

I just paid £15 for the badges but I got the imagine you were asking about the wheel refurb!  ;)

Sorry for the delay in responding

 

The badges are indeed 40mm

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sorry for the delay in adding the pics,,, as for the colour,, I am more than likely to go back to White,, as that's the colour it left the factory, and the red interior will go with it ;-),,,,, tho the other idea is an homage to the Essex,, by putting a chrome stripe in the gap of the two red stipes,,, not as bold as an Essex,, but an option

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