Alloy Wheel Repair

Admit it, a car without alloy wheels feels incomplete. Over the years, alloy wheels have become more than an accessory. The right set of alloy wheels can make an old car seem brand new. But there is only one problem: alloy wheels do get damaged. As you probably know, replacing alloy wheels is not cheap. This makes repair the best option for you.  

Familiarising yourself with the different kinds of damage will help you pick the right repair solution. Read on to find out more.

Types of Alloy Wheel Damage

Corrosion

As much as alloy wheels are durable, they are still vulnerable to the elements. Think about it. Your wheels take a lot of punishment on a daily basis. Exposure to chemicals, salts and brake dust will affect the chemical composition of your alloy wheels. The result? Corrosion damage. What’s more, water will accelerate the process unless you move fast and repair the damage. 

Wheel corrosion Repair – To repair the damage caused by corrosion, experts will prime the affected wheel before painting it with matching colours. Finally, a clear coat is added to keep the elements at bay.

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Curb Damage

Curb damage is unavoidable, it happens for different reasons. In my experience, driving on a flat tire is the main cause. However, scratching your alloy wheels on a curb or hitting rocks while driving are could cause curb damage as well

Curb damage repair- When it comes to dealing with curb damage, repairing it is more affordable than replacing the wheel. Professionals use specialised machines to meticulously remove the damage. Once this is done, they will take steps to ensure that the wheel looks brand new. This includes painting it with its original colour and adding a layer of durable clear coat.

Wheel Colour Changes

Like most metals, alloy wheels will react with the elements over time. You will notice your wheels changing colour when this starts to happen. So what’s the solution? Do you have to buy a new wheel? Of course not! Thanks to alloy wheel repair, an affordable option is available.

Repair- While it sounds simple, repairing wheel colour changes is anything but easy. Remember, the alloy wheel has to look brand new once again. First off, experts will have to find the perfect colour match for your wheel. Next, they will use advanced paint adhesion technology to evenly spread the paint on your alloy wheel. Finally, a clear coat will be added to protect the paint from the elements

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Brake Calliper Spraying

Since constant exposure to the element will cause colour loss, brake calliper spraying is the perfect solution. After finding the right shade of paint, experts will use special adhesion technology to make sure the damaged wheel is painted evenly.

Do you have any questions about alloy wheel repair? Would you like to get a free quote? Call us today!