Mini Cooper S with refurbished wheels. - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > Photos, Photoshops, Videos & Showcases


Photos, Photoshops, Videos & Showcases Show off your MINI, or other MINIs you've taken photos and videos of in this forum, with no image posting restrictions

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2014 MINI Cooper S Revealed in Spy Photos AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Jun 4th, 2014 10:42 AM
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 11 May 22nd, 2014 05:36 AM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Mar 23rd, 2014, 07:54 PM
J COOPER's Avatar
2003 mini cooper
Offline
Send a message via MSN to J COOPER
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 20
Local Time: 07:18 AM
Male
United-Kingdom Mini Cooper S with refurbished wheels.

The first thing I wanted to get done when I bought my R53 was to get the wheels refurbished. It was clear that they had been done several times before my mobile refurbishers. There were several coats of poorly applied paint peeling off. I wanted them completely stripped and powder-coated this time so they would last. I have used several different companies before including: Spit & Polish, Rim-Tech and Lepsons. I had planned on using Lepsons again but a friend told me that the quality of their work had gone down hill lately and he recommended Inspraytions. When I got a quote from them it was about 100 cheaper. 192 is what I'd expect to pay for a quick mobile job not a full refurb with tyre fitting. This company will definitely get my work in future. The only downside was having to wait a week for them because I didn't pre-book my wheels in and Inspraytions are really busy at the moment.

The job they've done is superb. I'd definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to get their wheels done properly. They're beautifully finished and very hard to tell apart from brand new wheels. The cost for all four was 192 including refitting and balancing the tyres. I also bought some new centre caps to go on them to finish them off nicely.



MiniCooperS 4A_JasonSteel_800 by Jason Steel, on Flickr


And another shot whilst I was in the car park!


MiniCooperS 1_JasonSteel_800 by Jason Steel, on Flickr




The details of the company I used are:

Inspraytion
Unit 5 Riverside
Sir Thomas Longley Road
Medway City Estate
Rochester
Kent
ME2 4DP

E-Mail: enquiries@inspraytionsmartrepair.co.uk

Office: 01634 717421
Mobile: 07977 851 714
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Mar 24th, 2014, 02:05 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,054
Local Time: 07:18 AM
United Kingdom Male
Very nice!
These mobile refurbishers are just for those wanting a quick whip around and tart up before they flog it on.
Seen them do a set of M3 alloys, they are supposed to be enameled and the top of the spokes and rim highly polished and lacquered, they just sprayed the whole thing silver, crap it was, nothing like it supposed to be and spoilt the general look of the car.
They thought it looked like new again too. you dont get owt for nowt in this game.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Mar 25th, 2014, 12:20 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 29
Local Time: 07:18 AM
United Kingdom
J Cooper Blue Mini White wheels

Hey J Cooper

Great Job the wheels look great i brought my R53 Cooper a few months back before i brought it i asked for the cooper alloys to be sprayed black they were for a similar price, its a bargain.

I love the Cooper Spoke Alloys on the R53s, on every car i have owned around 14 i have always swapped to after market wheels, but i think these ones as standard look better than any set you can buy after market.

Where abouts in the UK are you, we should meet for a road trip one day, mine looks similar to yours, spotlights wheels and the R53 family, so Chrysler engine and that beautiful whine of the Super Charger.

Great Photos and the blue is fantastic
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Mar 25th, 2014, 03:56 PM
rich345's Avatar
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Herts
Posts: 71
Local Time: 06:18 AM
United Kingdom Male
i have to say those wheels look superb. lovely R53 too
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Mar 25th, 2014, 06:54 PM
J COOPER's Avatar
2003 mini cooper
Offline
Send a message via MSN to J COOPER
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 20
Local Time: 07:18 AM
Male
Thanks very much everyone. I appreciate your kind comments. I do agree that the S-Spoke wheels look great for a standard rim and I have no intention of replacing them at any stage with after-market wheels. It's worth getting them refurbished properly if you're going to get them done. I've also bought many different sets of wheels over the years for various cars that I've own in the past but these S-Spoke alloys are definitely staying!

Britalian Job - I'm in SE London / Kent.

Jason
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Apr 3rd, 2014, 07:17 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 5
Local Time: 07:18 AM
United Kingdom
Wheels stand out really well with the rest of the white on the car, very nice car
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old Apr 3rd, 2014, 09:13 PM
J COOPER's Avatar
2003 mini cooper
Offline
Send a message via MSN to J COOPER
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 20
Local Time: 07:18 AM
Male
Thanks mate.

Jason
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2014 MINI Cooper S Revealed in Spy Photos AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Jun 4th, 2014 10:42 AM
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 11 May 22nd, 2014 05:36 AM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

» Recent Threads
I need a tool to flash a JCW map to my 04 MCS ECU
Yesterday 09:42 PM
Last post by djtmalta
Yesterday 10:36 PM
2 Replies, 150 Views
LED Daytime running lights - retro fit
Apr 15th, 2014 06:08 PM
Last post by french01
Yesterday 09:17 PM
6 Replies, 1,400 Views
Electric window stopped working
Jul 6th, 2006 03:48 PM
Last post by regarp
Yesterday 06:22 PM
34 Replies, 65,937 Views
Bonnet touching body
Aug 15th, 2014 03:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 03:58 PM
3 Replies, 446 Views
Facebook page selling mini parts around the uk
Yesterday 11:50 AM
by Alex93x
Last post by Restyle
Yesterday 03:25 PM
2 Replies, 137 Views
New Mini Cooper D - Worth the money?
Yesterday 01:33 PM
Last post by dangoodwin
Yesterday 01:33 PM
0 Replies, 121 Views
Mini Clubman Barn Doors Won't Lock
Oct 22nd, 2014 03:51 AM
Last post by WeeBad
Yesterday 01:03 PM
3 Replies, 425 Views
R56 Footwell module dead
Jul 15th, 2014 04:19 AM
by miniuy
Last post by k3fus
Yesterday 07:16 AM
6 Replies, 1,289 Views
inside lights
Oct 23rd, 2014 11:19 PM
Last post by bigmamabear
Oct 23rd, 2014 11:19 PM
0 Replies, 179 Views
Lights on warning not working
Oct 21st, 2014 11:42 AM
by S2dicky
Last post by S2dicky
Oct 23rd, 2014 09:16 PM
4 Replies, 485 Views
Smoked Headlight Covers GTO276S
Oct 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
by tmath23
Last post by tmath23
Oct 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
0 Replies, 183 Views
engine fan on more frequently
Oct 16th, 2014 01:46 PM
Last post by stewarth
Oct 23rd, 2014 07:27 PM
3 Replies, 659 Views
Cooper S judders when idle...
Jul 17th, 2010 04:53 PM
by ben_uk
Last post by Restyle
Oct 23rd, 2014 06:18 PM
6 Replies, 1,124 Views
R56 Aux input volume???????
Oct 20th, 2014 04:00 PM
Last post by Dermottdog
Oct 23rd, 2014 06:00 PM
4 Replies, 572 Views
Start/Stop engine button illuminated when car is locked
Oct 21st, 2014 08:07 PM
Last post by The Nun
Oct 23rd, 2014 05:03 PM
6 Replies, 570 Views
Wheel arch - advice please :)
Oct 22nd, 2014 10:08 PM
Last post by The Nun
Oct 23rd, 2014 05:00 PM
2 Replies, 267 Views
No spray on windshield wiper
Oct 19th, 2014 08:54 PM
by mom7x
Last post by CCroker
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:57 PM
2 Replies, 461 Views
Will I get jipped?
Oct 21st, 2014 11:14 PM
Last post by CCroker
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:52 PM
3 Replies, 396 Views
Rear wiper motor stem problem
Oct 18th, 2014 09:57 AM
Last post by ihughes
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:34 PM
4 Replies, 586 Views
2010 Cooper S
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:13 PM
Last post by mike_1979
Oct 23rd, 2014 01:13 PM
0 Replies, 228 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:18 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2