How much does it cost to refinish your wheels?

Typical Rim Repair Costs

Type of Rim Wheel Is Scratched or Scuffed
Steel Wheel $50-$150 for sand, putty, and paint, only many people don’t bother to fix scratches and scuffs on steel wheels
Aluminum/Alloy Wheel $50-$150 for sand, putty, and paint. Original color can be difficult to match.

How much does it cost to fix a bent 20 inch rim?

Often, with a shop that can repair the bend, it can cost less than $150 in most cases, according to Rim Blades USA. When comparing that to the cost of wheel replacement, it’s pennies on the dollar. According to Repair Pal, rim replacement can cost anywhere from $698 to $710.

Is it better to powder coat or paint wheels?

Powder-coated wheels also provide better coverage than liquid paints. This means the more difficult to reach spots on the wheels will receive coverage where liquid paint can’t reach. The electrostatic nature of the particles aid in a complete application.

How much does it cost to restore aluminum wheels?

You can hire a professional to repair or refinish your wheel, which will cost anywhere from $75 to $150, depending on your market. (More on that here.) You can do a DIY refinish or repair (more info on that below) for about $50 in supplies and a few hours of your time.

How long does alloy refurbishment last?

Typical refurbishment times Alloy wheel repair can be as quick as 1-2 hours. The time a job will take may depend on the extent of alloy wheel damage, the size of the wheel and the exact process you use.

Do Kerbed alloys matter?

Scratching your alloy wheels on the kerb shouldn’t affect the driving of your car. However, it can make your vehicle look old and unloved. We know how much you love your car, so it’s best to get any alloy scuffs repaired by a professional.

Can a slightly bent rim be balanced?

A electronic balancer using lead, can show a perfect balance on a bent rim, however, if you were to place that rim on a static bubble balancer you would see that the tire wasn’t balanced because the machine compensated for the bent rim by making the tire out of balance.

How many times can you refurbish an alloy wheel?

Generally speaking, you can repair or recut your alloy wheels 1 to 2 times. However, the technician working on your alloy wheels will be able to advise you accordingly.