Fuchs Wheel Restoration

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At MCE Porsche we can take your damaged or aged original Fuchs rims and restore them to either 'original' or 'mint' condition. We make a distinction between the two as the early rims came from the factory in a relavely rough condition by modern standards. In the very early years of production, forging and machine marks were often still present at the sides of the petals and the post-anodised surface still showed polishing marks. Many of these wheels get over-restored in their life and these marks are lost by restorers believing they are doing the right thing by making the wheel look as flawless as possible. 

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At MCE we offer customers the option to have the wheel restored to a level that preserves their unique manufacturing marks in-period, or restored to a mint condition standard. Using original, reference wheels held on-site at MCE, we first fully strip and then polish to the standard required.

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Wheels at clear anodising stage

All anodising is done to our own developed processes to exactly match the clear finish of an original wheelset.

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Polish detail

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Anodising bath

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Example of a completed 1970 6J x 15" wheelset

Post-anodising, the wheels are then treated to robust 2K paint in the correct black finish between the petals as per original factory pattern, unique and different for 4.5J, 5.5J or 6J x 15" wheels, and different again for the later generation 16" wheel series.

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Example of a completed 1968 5.5J x 15" wheelset

Note the different depth of paint finish to the shallower section wheel.

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Example of a completed 1980's 6J & 7J x 16" wheelset

Different again with black finish applied across the entire central petal area.

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Centre-caps can also be stripped and refinished in paint, polished or clear-anodised finish.

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Restored polished and anodised centre-caps for early wheelsets

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email: mceporsche@gmail.com

Correspondence address: MCE Porsche, PO Box 760, Banbury, OX16 6PR.

Tel: +44 (0) 7796 372 239 or +44 (0) 1295 710 374

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