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TickleMyPickle 11-15-2012 01:33 PM

Wheel repair
Does anyone know a good shop that can fix really bad dented and cracked wheels?

t.bird 11-15-2012 01:54 PM

Maybe check out:


e46built 11-15-2012 02:45 PM

dunns in the bx

Solidjake 11-15-2012 02:48 PM

Buy a new wheel.

floydlloyd85 11-15-2012 03:02 PM

Repairing can be a bit dangerous

Think0rz 11-15-2012 03:20 PM

for a cracked/damaged wheel al's hubcap is really good I've used him in the past and hes very straight forward wont sell you a dream if its unrepairable he will tell you and send you on your way.

switchandstore 11-15-2012 03:20 PM

i've used this place a few times for my rim issues. the guys are very knowledgeable and a lot of businesses actually send them rims for repair.


one of my rims was bent, but the imbalance would never show up in balancing machines. these guys can very precisely determine what's wrong. turned out i had a bent rim and my tire was defective with a static imbalance so i ended up getting a warranty replacement tire. on another occasion, i cracked one of my racing dynamics 3 pc rims (forced me to get a different set of rims b/c replacing it would have set me back over $1200 for just 1 rim). unfortunately they couldn't fix it b/c the crack went in 2 directions and it needed a new "cylinder" with a particular number of rivets which i couldn't find anywhere.

putyoursoxon 11-15-2012 04:14 PM

He refinished my stock 19" that had a ton of curb rash when I bought the car, he did really good work and was priced fair

DropTopKingM3 11-15-2012 05:19 PM


Originally Posted by e46built (Post 14902706)
dunns in the bx

+1 They just repaired a wheel on my benz a few days ago. It took them no time to get it done. Their alignments are near perfect as well.

I used to go to Al's, and yes Im from Westchester, until Al got his permanent man period. Now I go to Dunn Sport and Im very happy :thumbup:

E36 HaTeR 11-15-2012 06:29 PM

I have a connect at elite powdercoating I can talk to, I got a wheel fixed at als hubcaps a few years ago and he charegd me 125 to just fix the crack, I got another wheel that had 3 cracks in it and was curbed to death, elite fully refinished the wheel and painted it you couldnt even tell the crack was there for 115.

ALSHUBCAPS.COM 04-25-2013 11:49 AM

did you know al's hubcaps put elite wheel repair in business

Hollywood516 04-25-2013 03:55 PM

^^^ you fixed my wheel about 2 months ago and refinished it, Alot of the paint, powdercoat, whatever you refinished it with is all coming off and looks like crap

Nickel///MboyZ 04-25-2013 04:19 PM

Intrack Tires is where i take my rims too in queens, but they are so stacked up, i went there and they have about 35 sets of rims to repair and powdercoat. So worth every penny.

SMUUUUUV 04-26-2013 10:12 PM


Originally Posted by Solidjake (Post 14902713)
Buy a new wheel.


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