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EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS Bring your beloved back to its former glory - or just polish the chrome some more!

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Old 24th December 2011, 08:45 AM
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Looking a little closer now, it appears most new cars have chrome bolts.... I think it's a good idea.
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Old 24th December 2011, 06:29 PM
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How's that for a colour scheme?
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How's that for a colour scheme?
No, no, no, no, no! There is now way in hell I would paint them red! Although, they do not look all that bad as far as looks, but I don't think I would paint mine to match. They would look almost all black then and that would make mine look WAY too dark.

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Old 29th December 2011, 08:17 AM
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Michel your painted Bundts must've been a masking nightmare! I think they look quite good.
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Michel your painted Bundts must've been a masking nightmare! I think they look quite good.
Not when you have a crafstman as Master Craftsman Jerry...
To you and me it would be, but for him... all in a day's work

Incidentally, I love the way they turned up.
And if I can't sort out soon the wheel problems I have, I will revert to them again.
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Old 30th December 2011, 08:30 AM
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Dude this is what you need and they even come with locknuts :

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CHROME-LUG-B...item3f119d1951

Michel what wheel problems do you have? Between you and Styria I'm starting to wonder if 18" wheels on a W116 are such a good idea....
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Dude this is what you need and they even come with locknuts :

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CHROME-LUG-B...item3f119d1951

Michel what wheel problems do you have? Between you and Styria I'm starting to wonder if 18" wheels on a W116 are such a good idea....
Thanks!

I am not sure how well they would look on the stock silver wheels though?

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I am not sure how well they would look on the stock silver wheels though?

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I guess I would have to see a picture with them to make my decision.

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