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    Thread: BBS Madras refinishing

    1. Member Golfwa78's Avatar
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      03-14-2012 02:16 PM #1
      got lucky and found these 17" BBS Madras on Craigslist a couple weeks ago. was going to strip them/repaint myself, but decided to just take them to get bead blasted instead. here are some pics of before blasted, will update with progress when i get them back! enjoy


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      03-14-2012 02:22 PM #2
      ordered four of these from ECStuning today.. stock ones were fouled to sh1t!

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      04-02-2012 07:36 PM #3
      got them back from sand-blasting....





      and where they are going...


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      04-05-2012 09:30 AM #4
      ECS sent the wrong size caps...BUT they are making it right



      base coat of primer..



      a few curb scrapes...



      some metal bondo work to smooth them out..


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      04-09-2012 09:45 PM #6
      so i've gotten alot of protest about the solid color. i am thinking about stripping the lip and going with a silver/polished look... any thoughts?

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      04-09-2012 09:54 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Golfwa78 View Post
      so i've gotten alot of protest about the solid color. i am thinking about stripping the lip and going with a silver/polished look... any thoughts?
      definately split them and polish the lip. looks good though.
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      04-10-2012 11:14 AM #8
      Nice looking wheels!!
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      04-11-2012 09:50 PM #9


      mounted up and fit great!


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      04-12-2012 10:46 AM #10
      still dont understand why you didnt split them to refinish but they do look good
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      04-12-2012 10:50 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by .:Hinrichs:. View Post
      still dont understand why you didnt split them to refinish but they do look good
      bc ive got 2 kids, a wife in grad school, a 60+hr a week job, two dogs, disabled father in law we help take care of and i guess im just lazy...

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      04-12-2012 12:36 PM #12
      I think polishing that tiny lip would look really tacky?

      Looks great as is.
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      04-12-2012 03:51 PM #13
      agree on the splitting.

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      04-13-2012 04:28 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Golfwa78 View Post
      bc ive got 2 kids, a wife in grad school, a 60+hr a week job, two dogs, disabled father in law we help take care of and i guess im just lazy...
      damn.

    15. 04-14-2012 01:41 AM #15
      im also refinishing my first set of bbs!




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      04-14-2012 08:46 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by VAN CAN View Post
      im also refinishing my first set of bbs!



      nice!

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      04-14-2012 10:29 PM #17
      Looks good what paint did you use?

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