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      12-08-2018, 05:49 PM   #1
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It was just a matter of time before the wife curbed it. LOL

Anyways, thought I'd try and fix it. Not perfect, but better than a silver scratch. If I spend more time on it, I could have gotten it a little bit better. But because these will eventually be the winter wheels, I didn't care as much. I think 22s are in the works!

Edit: paint I used was from TouchUpDirect Yamaha Matte Black. (Yam008)

About a foot long curb rash.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4856/...51b103a9_b.jpg[/img]

Used the sanding drum to smooth out the scratch.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4834/...0523e831_b.jpg[/img]

Smoothed out as much as possible without taking too much material out.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4837/...047e3908_b.jpg[/img]

[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4869/...ff7a0ab5_b.jpg[/img]

Mixed up some body filler for the deep scratches.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4847/...8e9ee5ef_b.jpg[/img]

[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4879/...7ff30803_b.jpg[/img]

[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4905/...217bf4fe_b.jpg[/img]

All sanding down and smooth as possible.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4891/...91bb73f5_b.jpg[/img]

First coat laid down.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4912/...c813fa37_b.jpg[/img]

After several coats.
[img]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1922/...8c983b3f_b.jpg[/img]

Finished product.
[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4829/...289ec0c6_b.jpg[/img]

[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4854/...dd4aa72a_b.jpg[/img]
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wow thats actually pretty good
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Nice work can hardly notice it, curious will it cause rim to be unbalanced added/removed materials?
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Nice work can hardly notice it, curious will it cause rim to be unbalanced added/removed materials?
Not sure... if anything very minimal. Nothing wheels weights couldnt compensate for.
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It was just a matter of time before the wife curbed it. LOL

Anyways, thought I'd try and fix it. Not perfect, but better than a silver scratch. If I spend more time on it, I could have gotten it a little bit better. But because these will eventually be the winter wheels, I didn't care as much. I think 22s are in the works!

Edit: paint I used was from TouchUpDirect Yamaha Matte Black. (Yam008)
Good job! A little paint & Bondo do wonders. I'm just as afraid as the next guy about the inevitable curb rash, but what to do about 'diamond cut' 612's? I guess I gotta find a good shop to work their magic...
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Very nice work. Well done.
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It was just a matter of time before the wife curbed it. LOL

Anyways, thought I'd try and fix it. Not perfect, but better than a silver scratch. If I spend more time on it, I could have gotten it a little bit better. But because these will eventually be the winter wheels, I didn't care as much. I think 22s are in the works!

Edit: paint I used was from TouchUpDirect Yamaha Matte Black. (Yam008)
Good job! A little paint & Bondo do wonders. I'm just as afraid as the next guy about the inevitable curb rash, but what to do about 'diamond cut' 612's? I guess I gotta find a good shop to work their magic...
That would be harder to match. That's why I always get black wheels. One, because I like the look of it and second kinda easy to fix.
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