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Old 30-03-22, 10:54 PM
dwomby dwomby is offline
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Originally Posted by Sam410 View Post
I was always under the impression the downturned tips were to prevent black spots on the back wall of your garage.

When I got my 410 it came with lovely chromed brass tips, but sadly one got pulled off leaving a very steep driveway and the then squashed by a following car. Since then I have had a number of cheap Halfords downturned chrome tips, which were always dreadful quality and only lasted a year or two before rusting and looking terrible. However a couple of years ago I found some on eBay ( which I am very happy with - stainless steel, decent thickness, and still in good condition nearly 15,000 miles later.
Just wanted to thank you again, Sam. I was in UK for the last month and picked up a pair of these from the maker while I was there. They are beautiful and will look terrific on the car.

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