Rusty rim

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mattlad, Sep 16, 2018.

  1. the headlight rims have gone all rusty on the van -

    Who makes the best ones for
    Replacement pls?
     
  2. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    We don’t want to know about your rusty rim.
     
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  3. How many rusty holes have you got?
     
  4. They are one hole rusty rims.
     
  5. Your out of luck I have a pair of 3 hole ones, I would try to get second hand originals if it were me:thumbsup:
     
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  6. Shame

    You could be right on s/h ones - these are only a few yrs old and ruined.
     
  7. Try EBay or one of the vw shows, if you don’t get a pair I’ll have a look for you when I go to the Brighton breeze
     
  8. Early 3 hole ones were plated brass
     
  9. jivedubbin

    jivedubbin Moderator

    Don't buy anything that says it's show quality ,I fell for that , when I complained that they had rusted in 3 weeks I was told that your only supposed to fit them at shows .I kid you not
     
  10. The original ones are plastic I managed to find a 2nd hand pair on eBay.
     
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  11. ^this
     
  12. WHS ^^ genuine original are best, I fitted a pair from GSF at the April TE last year, went rusty within a few months.
     
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  13. Can you not find a chrome plating place in Brizzel and get them hard chromed?
    They should last then.
     
  14. blast AND refurbish
     

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