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Old 08-13-2020, 02:36 PM
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They don't look too bad, Trey; hopefully, the Michelins are still nice. That said, I have nearly no standards when it comes to wheels. As an example, my truck still has the same wheels from 1997, with flaking chrome and stylish flecks of rust.

Yours kind of remind me of the last remnants of my last e39, which now live on Fritz the 524:
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Old 08-13-2020, 09:57 PM
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you also can sand it out and repolish it since they don't use a clear coat. So minor of aluminum material will be removed it won't be that big of a deal for balance, because you will obviously be balancing them after word. If it was for tracking I'd have different advice.

Nice score. I've got two sets for my '70.

And yes Trey, just for you, I've removed the black centers LOL

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Old 08-14-2020, 08:11 PM
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Thanks, Mike. Some of the gouges are too deep to sand out but I can definitely sand the roughness down.

Aside from sand blasting, what other means can I use to remove the powder coat off the centers?

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Old 08-14-2020, 10:01 PM
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I would suggest that you leave that up to whomever is going to recoat them. They can probably coat over the existing coat, so no need to completely strip them.
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