Detailing Diamond cut alloy corrosion

Discussion in 'Detailing & Cleaning' started by irelandman, Monday 8th May, 2017.

  1. irelandman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi All,
    Could someone give me advice on the best approach to repair the attached alloys.
    The wheels are on my Accord Type-S 8th Generation 2013 and are 18" Diamond cut

    I know they can be diamond cut again but it is very expensive in Ireland - is there a cheaper option?
    Has anyone done a DIY job on theirs?


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  2. Topper Harley Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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  3. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Ed Wiltshire
    That's very bad - they look as though they've cleaned with something very harsh. There was a hand car wash where I used to live that was using concrete cleaner, exposed in the local newspaper...

    However, even my pampered Accord diamond cuts were showing some signs after three years, but Honda replaced all four under warranty when I pointed it out. Which was nice.
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  4. irelandman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Thanks for replies I rang wheel wizards today and they quoted 550 euro!
    Bit expensive.
    There is a crowd called dentpro who do a "smart" mobile repair for 450 but not convinced yet....
  5. Topper Harley Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    IMO smart mobile repairs are always poor quality .
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  6. irelandman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Going with Wheel Wizards - thanks for the recommendation!
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  7. honda_saj Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    United Kingdom saj east london
    I agree :whathesaid:
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