Alloy Wheels are they good or bad?

Alloy Wheels are they a Blessing or a Curse?

Automobile Buyers love Alloy Wheels, yet they are expensive to replace and easily damaged. Is there an alternative?

Why do over have alloy wheels? Because buyers adore how that they make their cars seem. However recent data show that have endured kerb or pothole damage to alloy wheel repair Stockport alloy wheels. Are buyers repairable or is a pricey replacement always necessary? Who can the auto owner turn to for impartial advice and professional repairs? Read On

Why do over 50% of all new cars have alloy wheels? Well, for the techies among you, alloy wheels are lighter than conventional steel wheels thus cutting down the automobile's 'un-sprung mass' which benefits management and dynamics. The techies dissipate heat generated when braking effectively but most of all, they may transform the appearance of any automobile and look fairly.

So pretty but oh so readily damaged!



Great care must be taken in the event you hit a hump or hole at speed when driving over humps and potholes, soft aluminium alloy is readily flattened. Much damage can be caused at slow speeds, so it's advisable not to run the kerbs up when parking. A drone may be caused by a flattened front rim may cause steering wobble at slow speeds but similar damage on a back wheel .

You've Been Warned!!!

We all know that sinking feeling you get when you (or your missus!) scrape your wonderful shiny alloy wheels a long the kerb! The resulting scuffs and scratches are not bonny, destroy the appearance of your vehicle, and when left unattended especially during winter, can get the wheel.

The price of replacing the standard factory fitted alloys can cost you at least GBP100, replacing wheels Audis, Mercedes and Porsches of the world can set you back as much!

Relax, do not stress, most typical alloy wheel kerb scuffs and scrapes can be removed by an alloy wheel refurbishment specialist and returned to original state in less than 2hours for between GBP40 and GBP60. Oftentimes the work is performed on site at your convenience.

Based on the amount of damage sustained, exclusively damage on the wheel's part is sanded down, sometimes deep scrapes might need to be filled up with a particular alloy wheel gel. Most alloy wheel refurbishers blend to leave an invisible repair, and combine their own paint to ensure a great colour match.

Complete wheel refurbishment, where the tyre is removed, the wheel lacquered or blasted back to bare metal or stripped is generally carried out at workshop premises and sometimes requires 2/3 day turn around. The completed result however, can not be worse compared to the first.

Before and after images repairs can be looked at.

Alloy Wheel Care

Even though there are 'hundreds' of polishers and alloy wheel cleaners out there, most top alloy wheel manufacturers advocate usual uncomplicated care and consideration. Rinse off grit and dirt that might scratch on the wheel, and after that just wash with soapy water. Some recommend implementing a top quality car wax or specialist wheel wax to maintain the shine and help grime and brake dust to slide off more readily.

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