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Offline Luke S

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Center caps
« on: 25, January, 2013 - 21:27:30 »
Look at this on eBay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-C5-Wheel-Rear-Covers-including-centre-caps-/271144505277?pt=UK_Collectables_Bicycle_RL&hash=item3f2178cfbd&_uhb=1

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They are used and have the usual scratches from the kerb. Apart from the scratches there is no other damage and the center caps both have all three fixing clips in good order

Scratch marks from the kerb, it looks like they have been smashed into the kerb consistently. lol  ;D ;D
« Last Edit: 25, January, 2013 - 21:32:42 by Luke Salsbury »

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Re: Center caps
« Reply #1 on: 25, January, 2013 - 21:52:01 »

Scratch marks from the kerb, it looks like they have been smashed into the kerb consistently. lol  ;D ;D
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You're right there, they look pretty well battered  :o
« Last Edit: 25, January, 2013 - 21:54:30 by Dave.76 »

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Re: Center caps
« Reply #2 on: 25, January, 2013 - 21:54:02 »
Plenty of hot soapy water, wet and dry, elbow greese and they come up like new........................

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Re: Center caps
« Reply #3 on: 25, January, 2013 - 22:17:27 »
Hi it looks like they have been painted in the past ...So they may not be to bad to restore

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Re: Center caps
« Reply #4 on: 25, January, 2013 - 22:44:28 »
As Chas says they're not too bad.

They can get easily damaged with even mild usage but even so they do tend to clean up really well and it is also possible to reduce most of the scratches with light sanding.


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Re: Center caps
« Reply #5 on: 28, February, 2013 - 17:15:06 »
As Chas says they're not too bad.

They can get easily damaged with even mild usage but even so they do tend to clean up really well and it is also possible to reduce most of the scratches with light sanding.

How can you repair them if they have got deep scratches in them like mine  :-\

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Re: Center caps
« Reply #6 on: 01, March, 2013 - 21:03:25 »
Heavy sanding but gradually getting finer.

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