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Old 28-07-2014   #16
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Re: My fault or Fiats?

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Update for everyone;

Fiat replaced all four alloys under the warranty, didn't even ask about it just changed them after the pictures were sent off. Perhaps this is a common problem!?


I spoke too soon,
mine are now in a similar state,
and my Local FIAT place were far from helpful.., : - (


so It looks like I'll be getting in touch with slough..,
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I spoke too soon,
mine are now in a similar state,
and my Local FIAT place were far from helpful.., : - (


so It looks like I'll be getting in touch with slough..,
charlie

Any luck Charlie? I've now seen a few people have the same problem with these alloys.
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Any luck Charlie? I've now seen a few people have the same problem with these alloys.


supplying dealer were typically unhelpful..,
so going to the Local Fiat/ lancia place on Saturday to see what they can do.. / offer,


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supplying dealer were typically unhelpful..,
so going to the Local Fiat/ lancia place on Saturday to see what they can do.. / offer,


charlie
Or have them blasted and powdercoated in the color of your choice and forget about them the next years.
Cost you some money now, but saves you from a lot of frustration.....
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Or have them blasted and powdercoated in the color of your choice and forget about them the next years.
Cost you some money now, but saves you from a lot of frustration.....
I KNOW that's an option..,
BUT warranty treatment is bad enough in UK without going "non-standard"
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Have a quote from a blaster/powdercoating company, see your Fiat dealer and suggest to split costs or something......
I wouldn't trust new wheels, if they are the same as the ones that came with the car....they will start to corrode in the same pace....
When professionaly powdercoated, they will stay in good condition for many years.....
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My fault or Fiats?

Fiat wouldn't touch mine instead I got an offer of 40 per wheel, not great but 160 took the edge off the refurb cost
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Fiat wouldn't touch mine instead I got an offer of 40 per wheel, not great but 160 took the edge off the refurb cost


same wheels,
or just similar issue..?


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My fault or Fiats?

Same idea diamond cut with crazing coming through,
It's Fiats preparation, they had no stone chips but corroded under the clear coat.
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