Scuffs on rims

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  1. [dRu]

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    My friend just scuffed her nice rims pretty hard for a good 1/4 of the circumference. Is there any good way of getting this out or is a refinishing of the rim needed?

    Also, it looks like some of the finish is starting to "peel away" on another one of her rims. Will this require a refinishing as well?

    Thanks for looking :)
     
  2. MartyFukstein

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    Refinish all the rims. Call car dealerships. They use guys that will come to your home and do it for $150 a rim.
     
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    Are dealerships the best places to call for refinishing? She actually has some really nice aftermarket rims.

    So a dealership can just send someone out to do a refinishing? I guess I didn't realize they could do that... how do these guys actually do the refinishing?
     
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    tell her to take it to the shop where she bought the rims, they may have a recommendation as to get the rims repaired.
     
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    Either that or look for a shop that specializes in wheel repair and refinishing.
     
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    Here's her car and rims, if you guys were curious :hs:

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    I know it doesn't make a difference, just wanted to post it :o
     
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    oh that's hideous. tell her to buy new rims.
     
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    Tell him how you really feel, Jrock.
     
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    :dunno: we don't hold hands around here. this isn't autopia. shit, have you seen some of the posts between me and paulie? :rofl:
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    C'mon, you'd take it in the ass to save his life, he'd do the same for you. :mamoru:
     
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    :buttsex:
     
  12. MartyFukstein

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    http://www.awrswheelrepair.com/usa_canada/us_locations_wisconsin.html

    You can take them to fixed location and lose the car for a few days, or have these guys come to you.

    Wheel repair is not that difficult:

    1. Grind
    2. Fill
    3. Color
    4. Clear

    Unfortunately, the lips on those wheels are polished steel/alum, so the repair won't be PERFECT. If you put your face in the wheel, you could see the repair. But when you're standing, you won't spot the repair.

    Body shops use the mobile wheel repair services. They even use them on insurance jobs.
     

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