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Old 10-01-2019, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Fifty150hs View Post
The first one, probably 24 hours, because I effed it up and had to redo it a couple of times. Like I said, this has been a learning experience. the second one, probably 16 hours. I made a mistake on that one and had to cut and buff it. This last one, probably 10 to 12. I expect the next one will be about the same.
Very impressive results and effort.

And here I was congratulating myself for spending 15 minutes power washing the brake dust off the wheels last night.
2001 X5 3.0i, 190k miles, AT, owned since 2014
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Old 10-01-2019, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by crystalworks View Post
Yep, figured quite a bit of time to get that kind of result. Refinishing wheels sucks. I've done it once (properly) on a set of 16's and it took a week. I've since resolved to pay a wheel refinishing company anytime I need to refresh a set.

Good result though. They look great.
Thanks. Believe me I've thought about it, but it was either do it myself and be able to buy my Avin Avant 4 or pay to have it done. I can't afford both and the wheels were making my OCD nuts.
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