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Lots of Motors, mostly semi broken....

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Post by scarecrow »

I've been wondering if they're coloured with paint, or if the ally itself is tinted?

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They are most definitely painted...
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16v alloy's came in 2 different colours, standard silver & this type, they look like original citroen colours to me.
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Mulley, you misunderstood Scarecrows question... :wink:
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Post by MULLEY »

:oops: I think i must have as alloy is always one colour (silver) & there's no such thing as a tint version, they would have to be either painted or chromed etc....
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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Post by mat_fenwick »

Anodising could possibly be described as tinting the aluminium - although strictly speaking it is only the surface oxide layer that is tinted in coloured anodising. Which has nothing to do with BX wheels. :oops:
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anodising - that's the tinting of which I was thinking :)

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Post by MULLEY »

erm, i couldn't remember what it was called, but spot on Mat :D
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.