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Old 06-04-2013, 08:30 AM   #1
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How can I fix this?

Two of my wheels look like this. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

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Old 06-04-2013, 09:22 AM   #2
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They will need to be refinished
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:26 AM   #3
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Re: How can I fix this?

That sucks. Thanks for replying.

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Old 06-05-2013, 05:11 AM   #4
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You could try a clear coat polish, but it looks like clear coat failure.

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Old 06-06-2013, 05:08 AM   #5
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Repairing Scratched or Curbed Wheels

Damage to your wheels can come from: curb damage, wheel weight scratches, low acid spray, lug nut impact wrench, auto accident, and road salt, which leads to oxidation. These blemishes can ruin the appearance of your car; refurbishment can help retain its value.

Replacement costs for an alloy wheel can cost hundreds of dollars + 3-4 days without the vehicle) but the restoration of your scuffed alloys and scraped wheel rims makes your whole car look pristine again

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Be cognizant that serious damage to a wheel may affect the vehicle’s alignment and subsequent steering, always check for structural damage (i.e. surface cracks) or deformed rims, which should always be replaced. Shop cosmetic / appearance wheel repair- approx. $100 –150 per wheel, usually 48 hours (dependent upon geographical area)

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Old 06-07-2013, 02:43 PM   #6
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Wheel Repair

That damage should be repairable. I need to inspect the wheel closer to be able to give a quote. Check our website for contact information and give us a call. http://www.kwicksilversac.com_nr_
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