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|05-13-2019 06:01 PM|
|Trich||PM coming your way|
|05-13-2019 04:24 PM|
|davbert||Mark , wow great story... I’m glad they went to a true Alfisti !|
|05-13-2019 02:06 PM|
Dave, I got my set for F R E E -just had to pick them up! I was still a school boy then so it must have been 1982-ish.
I remembered seeing this thread about mag wheels and may have to try some 'Gibbs' on my polished MM wheels to tone down the unpolished areas a little; may even try the graphite as well.
|05-13-2019 01:17 PM|
i think i got my set in 87... that makes it 32yrs? time really flies. still behind you though :-)
|05-13-2019 09:46 AM|
I've had a set of MM's between two spider(s) for about 37 years now. They were left outside for a year or two by the previous owner and they were very nasty and corroded. They were just like the gnarly Pantara wheels someone posted but they cleaned up well and have had no issues other than a thin black film that needs periodic polishing to remove. I suspect these wheels must have a small amount of Mg in the Al alloy.
When new these wheels came with a chromate conversion type of coating that offered some degree of corrosion protection. I have one 'spare' (that I am using) that has almost always remained in a spare tire well and the thin conversion coating is intact and exhibits a slightly gold-ish tint.
Sometimes powder coating Al/Mg wheels can result in undesirable side effects (blisters and corrosion) -if the wheel is not properly prepared, coated and cared for.
Originally Posted by davbert View Post
|05-13-2019 07:42 AM|
Originally Posted by PocketAce View Post
you can see how dark they get...
|05-13-2019 07:26 AM|
mag/alum perhaps. i have a set of on my car MMs on my gtv for 28 years. unlike yours mine are unpainted they way they came from the manufacturer. i still shows no signs of corrosion.
i have vintage campys and cromodoras and bbs e50 mg wheels in dry heated storage. they show signs of corrosion on the unpainted faces just sitting indoors. if the MM really are mg its content percentage must be minuscule
never the less 7x14 MM are to die for!
|05-10-2019 01:14 PM|
Originally Posted by phbeckers View Post
|05-10-2019 01:03 PM|
|phbeckers||From the info that I found, and from a previous debat here on AlfaBB where others contributed a lot, I would say it's a Magnesium/aluminim alloy. So both..|
|05-10-2019 01:00 PM|
|phbeckers||Hi, that's weird. I already replied twice to your messages. They didn't dame through? I'll sent you an e-mail instead then.|
|05-10-2019 11:18 AM|
I have not received a reply from you yet.
please let's take this to:
alberto.guirola at gmail.com
|05-10-2019 08:57 AM|
|DPeterson3||Definitely belong on a Montreal. I’d cross-post to that forum.|
|05-10-2019 06:59 AM|
|davbert||they are aluminum|
|05-10-2019 05:41 AM|
Crikey! They should be in the women and Alfa’s thread!
I’d grab them, but I don’t need the tyres.... (and I’m in the wrong country)
|05-10-2019 05:16 AM|
|kpc655||PM sent. but are they mag or aluminum?|
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