Alloy wheels are a popular accessory for the modern day car owner. For the proud vehicle owners among us it is extremely frustrating how easy it is to damage alloys, particularly as any car fanatic knows it’s paint and wheels that first get a fellow fanatics attention. Alloy wheels can prove an expensive addition to your vehicle but in return they will add to the resale value when you decide to upgrade.
Alloy wheels are susceptible to various types of damage. Hitting a pot hole can result in a buckled wheel, parking can result in alloys becoming scratched or kerbed, hairline cracks can appear simply because alloy is more fragile than steel.
Auto Medics are here to offer you advice on how to avoid wheel damage:
The question is when you incur alloy damage, do you refurb or replace? Your first port of call should always be an alloy wheel refurbishment expert. At Auto Medics, we often see customers that are prepared to throw away a perfectly decent set of wheels because of damage, yet at our car body repair shop in High Wycombe we can refurb wheels at a reasonable cost.
It is certainly worth considering the value of you your alloy wheels before purchasing a new set of wheels, for an expensive set of wheels you should definitely be looking into alloy wheel refurbishment, as it will cost significantly less than a new set of wheels.
At Auto Medics, we will assess the damage to your alloy wheels before providing you with a free, no obligation quote for you to compare to the cost of a new set of wheels and then decide on which option you want to take. Contact us today on 01494 533534, at our car body repair shop in High Wycombe for advice on whether to refurbish or replace your alloy wheels.