Car for my Daughter to learn in?

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Re: Ooof

Post by Welly » Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:40 am

The Twingo's NSF alloy has been twatted on a curb stone full-on.

The 6 week old £85.00 tyre now has a 5p piece-sized chunk missing in the sidewall, a chink of alloy has gone but worse is the inside of the rim is buckled, only evident when I took the wheel off.

Going to a wheel specialist to see if they can repair the wheel as, looking on fleabay, the factory alloys are made from unobtainium :frown:
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Re: Car for my Daughter to learn in?

Post by steve_earwig » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:31 pm

Balls :( If you do replace it does the new one have to match? I'm sure a mismatched alloy would be a good aide-de-memoir not to ram the car up kerbs... :supafrisk:
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