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Old 06-27-2004, 11:22 PM   #26
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wow the wheels look amazing. i've had rim work done from green's and ya there pretty pricey but they do very good work.
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Old 06-28-2004, 03:24 AM   #27
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$160 per wheel out the door, which includes repairing curbage, stripping clearcoat, fully polishing the face/slots, creating a satin finish on the bolt holes and rear of the wheel, and tire mounting/balancing and taxes.
I'm 99% sure that Panther once quoted me a price like that for just a repaint/refinish (no curbage or polishing!).

Thanks for the update Deception. They look absolutely fantastic!
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Old 06-28-2004, 03:44 PM   #28
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A friend of mine lent his car out. His centerline rims came back not round anymore and kind of folded.

Took them to Panthers, they were around $150 a wheel and cam back looking better than from the factory.
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Old 06-28-2004, 08:24 PM   #29
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sweet.. only thing that sucks is if they come back looking better then from the factory my other rims are gonna look weird.. hehe
anyone know of any good rim cleaning solution?
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how do u maintain wheels that don't have a clearcoat? will there be pitting/oxidization?
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Old 06-28-2004, 10:40 PM   #31
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So you bring your rims there with no tire on them? Or do they take the tire off, refinish them and remount them?
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Old 06-29-2004, 07:54 AM   #32
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they take off the wheel and rebalance it and everything..
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how do u maintain wheels that don't have a clearcoat? will there be pitting/oxidization?
Polish and protect them with a metal polish like Autosol or Wenol once every two weeks or so. Not too much work. Oh yeah, no driving in snow/salt.

Sweet2L: You can bring a wheel with no tire, or a wheel with tire. They have tire mounting machines.
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wats this nu-brite place is contact information
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Old 01-26-2006, 11:22 PM   #35
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Wtf.. 2 yr old thread!

Google works quite well you know?
http://www.finditinvancouver.com/app...ng+&+Polishing
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Old 01-26-2006, 11:46 PM   #36
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2 thumbs up for NU BRITE & Simon
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edit: Hey, I found a business card.
#3 - 9535 190 st Surrey, BC
888-3630.

Talk to Simon, as he's part owner/sales, and an interesting guy to talk to.
That he is, very eloquent and has interesting views on things. Nice chap to talk to.
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2 thumbs up for NU BRITE & Simon
Just went there today & chat with Simon. Very Nice Guy

Edit: ThumbUp for Simon & Nu Brite. got my rim back today. Looks like New again

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Old 02-07-2009, 08:40 PM   #39
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i have been doing some research about wheel repair..

shit this sounds very expensive.. $150x4=$600

i might as well buy other set of wheels.
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wow you just brought a 5 year old thread back to life
anyways would anyone know if nu-brite is still in business? need to fix a bend and im just considering my options here..

greens is the closest but they seem the priciest too...
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considering repairing and refinishing a rim cost $150-200...
a normal (not those high end brands) rim is just as much! if not only 30-50% more..

but anyways, i guess these services will be for rims that cost like.. $800 a piece.
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I went to Green's to repair one of my Volk wheels.

I was not impressed with the repair, color of the anodize lip didn't match.
In addition, they left a 1 inch scratch on my lip (even though it was just refinished by them). I didn't complained though...whatever.

It cost $230. Took them 3 days. I will never go back to them.
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wow.. i was just about to go to them to get my rim fixed this week since they are the closest to me.
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I just got my wheels back from Panther, Paul and Jim were good guys and I'm 100% satisfied with their service. I had my curb repaired and repainted to Matte Black entirely. They definitely get my vote!

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im going to nu brite soon, i will post pics later

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Old 02-13-2009, 11:51 PM   #46
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I just got my wheels back from Panther, Paul and Jim were good guys and I'm 100% satisfied with their service. I had my curb repaired and repainted to Matte Black entirely. They definitely get my vote!

Can you break down the price for the repair + paint job? I have another wheel that I need to repair and I'm thinking of going to Panthers this time.

Also, how long did it take for the job?

BTW, your stock G35 wheels are curbed, mine are still pretty good
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Can you break down the price for the repair + paint job? I have another wheel that I need to repair and I'm thinking of going to Panthers this time.

Also, how long did it take for the job?

BTW, your stock G35 wheels are curbed, mine are still pretty good
It was $200 a wheel for fixing missing pieces and curbed lip, machined out the chrome lip, matte black paint. This took 4 days exact. I dropped the wheels on monday afternoon then got them back on friday morning. This of course all included mount and balance. The G35 wheels have been like for 3-4 years
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thats a pretty good price!

any close ups and before/after pics?
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that's a pretty good price. it's going to cost me about 150/wheel just to repolish my lips due to it being a 3 piece wheel and needing to take apart.

dunno if i want to sink in another 75/rim to get the centres painted or not, since that's 900 just in refinishing alone!

next time i'm buying 1 piece wheels...or avoiding anodized lips
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:22 PM   #50
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Do any of these guys do Chrome lips? Im lookin to buy a set of work meisters but they are in bad shape, i would love to Chrome the lips, if not than i guess polished is good too. Ive had 1 of my rims done by Green's before and the lip came back weird, not shiny, not polished like, just kinda weird...lol i want a polished/chrome look....
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