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      06-17-2009, 01:51 PM   #1
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Refinishing a BBS DBK finish?

anyone refinish a BBS DBK finish? DO they have to take it apart to refinish it or can they just touch up a scratched spoke. How much to refinish a set of wheels usually. I am thinking about this set of RSGT but there is some damage on em. Thanks for any help.

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There is damage on the finish? I thought that there was slight bit of damage to the lip section, not to the center section?

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There is damage on the finish? I thought that there was slight bit of damage to the lip section, not to the center section?

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There is some damage to the spokes. Thats why I'm iffy on it. If just the lips I know it'll be no biggie.
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Sorry, but you CAN'T refinish a BBS DBK wheel to match the factory color 100%.

And there is no such thing as "Diamond Black touch up paint"...

Anyone who tells you different is a damn liar...

I know how BBS applies the complex Diamond Black finish at the factory, and no one in the wheel refinishing business is going to be able to match it perfectly.

A really good wheel refinisher can get it 'close', but that's about it. And you better do all 4 wheels at the same time or it will look terrible.

Diamond Black is a beautiful wheel color, but it's a pain in the arse to color match when it's time to refinish a wheel.

People have to understand that this particular finish is a one shot deal. Once the factory finish has deteriorated to the point where it's time to get them redone, you might as well paint them another color.
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There is damage on the finish? I thought that there was slight bit of damage to the lip section, not to the center section?

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It is only a small nick.
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There is some damage to the spokes. Thats why I'm iffy on it. If just the lips I know it'll be no biggie.
Singular, one spoke.



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There is some damage to the spokes. Thats why I'm iffy on it. If just the lips I know it'll be no biggie.
Singular, one spoke.



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