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Wheel Refurbishment Questions
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(2067) Alloy refurbishments required - air leak between tyre and rim on one wheel (Seaford, East Sussex) Model: VW Vento VR6 [more]
(3098) I have 2-4 wheel rims that needs repairing. One is significantly more cosmetically damaged than the others. I've uploaded two images for two rims I'm in West London - Hounslow. Ta Model: Lexus... [more]
(3244) Estimate and advise on wheel refurbishment options for the set of 4 wheels on newly purchased vehicle. Rim scuffing is not excessive but present on all wheels. Close ups of paint peel and lifting is typical to all wheels... [more]
(2493) Hi there, As can be seen from the uploaded photographs, I have a small chip on my front left alloy. This was caused my clipping a kerb, unfortunately. I was wondering if this can be repaired and, if so, how much it is likely to cost? I have also had DiamondBrite applied to my car (and I think that included the wheels)... [more]
(3459) My wheels alloys are scalling off. I live in Chigwell Essex. Can they be re-furbished and how much would it cost to repair four alloys. Model: Lexus IS200 Reg 2003 [more]
(4701) Wheel size is 17" and the number of wheels to be repaired is 1. Model: Mini Cooper [more]
(3197) Spoke to Gary this morning. I'll bring the car in for you to look at tomorrow at 8am. 2 wheels will either need a repair or refurbish. I'd like to have the work done either anytime Wednesday or Thursday AM - but obviously dependant on your appointment book... [more]
(2276) Hi I am looking to refurb my rims. And I want to do all 4. They all have scuff marks And face marks with the front 2 being in the worse condition. They are 17 inch Alloys. I was calculating it would cost me over 350 quid if I wanted all if them done from ur prices on ur site... [more]
(4305) can these wheels be repaired using your paint over technique, if so can i book my car in for thursday 5th of july @ about 9am from George Simons 16 Jackson Close Hackney E9 7ER Model: ford mondeo... [more]
(2203) What do I do? my wheels they are in chrome, i want to refurbished them. Model: Mercedes Ml [more]
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Some companies that can repair more seriously damaged wheels
www.alloyart.co.uk - for ALL kinds of refurbishment including, broken, buckled and split rims.
www.alloywheelrepairs.net - will repair broken and buckled wheels.
www.wheelrefurbishing.co.uk - for Split Rims. The only company in the South-East we know that will do them.
www.lepsons.com - for diamond cut wheels, corroded wheels.
www.spitandpolish.co.uk - for diamond cut wheels, corroded wheels.
Wheel Repair FAQ
We can't refurb all wheels, but we do get asked questions about all wheels.
This FAQ should answer most of the questions.
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