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Old 21st November 2007, 01:03   #226
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Nice alloys!
A bit OT: How did you get there?
That pic was taken during the monsoon mayhem meet in June.
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A bit OT: How did you get there?
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That pic was taken during the monsoon mayhem meet in June.
U can check the meet thread for more interesting pics of the truck.
Meet Thread: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...eet-hills.html
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Old 21st November 2007, 09:14   #228
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Lovely wheels anup. I am concerned about the hub cap (the blue thing in the centre). it is starting to get rusted. what about yours ?
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Old 21st November 2007, 09:32   #229
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Lovely wheels anup. I am concerned about the hub cap (the blue thing in the centre). it is starting to get rusted. what about yours ?
I thought they're made out of plastic.
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Old 21st November 2007, 09:50   #230
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Lovely wheels anup. I am concerned about the hub cap (the blue thing in the centre). it is starting to get rusted. what about yours ?
i have got hr wheels for almost 5 years now and they haven't rusted a bit
the blue thing is made of plastic and not metal so how can it get rusted
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Lovely wheels anup. I am concerned about the hub cap (the blue thing in the centre). it is starting to get rusted. what about yours ?
Depends on how much u paid for the wheels
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I thought they're made out of plastic.
The blue is plastic, that is the top, but the actual cap is metal, i think. even if it is not, the chrome is peeling off from this cap. my wheels are great though.

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Depends on how much u paid for the wheels
never miss an opportunity to bring that up. goes to show how jealous you are of my wheels. keep rolling.
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No, that whole cap is plastic and chrome plating can peel off. You can however paint them once they start looking bad.
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The blue is plastic, that is the top, but the actual cap is metal, i think. even if it is not, the chrome is peeling off from this cap. my wheels are great though.
The blue cap is plastic and it won't rust. The outer ring of the blue cap is chrome coated which can catch rust.
The plastic doesn't rust its the chrome coat (low quality) on top of it which gets rusted.

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Lovely wheels anup. I am concerned about the hub cap (the blue thing in the centre). it is starting to get rusted. what about yours ?
Thanks, John!

The hub-cap thing on mine is plastic too. All 4 are fine, no chrome peeling off, etc.
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Old 21st November 2007, 12:27   #236
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Ok, I will try cleaning the damn plastic & see if it can shine, else i have to get it painted. I guess the weather conditions too contribute to this.
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Old 23rd November 2007, 17:13   #237
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Italian/German Replica 17X8 inch Avantgard design Rs. 45K for 4 & Goodyear 245/45/17....She used to ride very well...no stiffness as we chose to have 45 profile higher sidewall area/profile tyres to creat more cushioned ride...as you can see there is no real difference in ride height and..I got these fitted in early 2004 which was one of the first set of W211 replicas wheels the importer got into the country..sadly had to let her go miss her may go in for another one soon








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Old 23rd November 2007, 21:56   #238
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Great choice of Alloys. The picture is awesome.

Where is this place? My native is Cochin.
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Old 23rd November 2007, 23:58   #239
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@patiencewins, thanks

That place is Anaikketti, near Coimbatore.

TBHP Meet Thread for more info: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...eet-hills.html (Monsoon meet in the hills)
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My GV stock alloys are not that hot:
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