Types of Wheel Damage

BACKSIDE BENDS

PROBLEM:
Occurs frequently on the inner lip of the wheel but possible on the outer lip, spokes, or face. Bends are usually a result of a pothole, curb, or other road hazard.

SOLUTION:
Bends are inspected for for hidden fractures and run out is measured to determine if safe to straighten. Bends are returned to balanceable trueness with patented straightening system.

CURB DAMAGE

PROBLEM:
Typically the result of curb rash, road debris, or driving on a flat tire. Damage is generally located on the lip of the wheel, spokes, or face.

SOLUTION:
Wheels are repaired, primed, painted, and clear-coated utilizing patented paint adhesion technology OEM-approved paint is color-matched to every wheel before repair.

CRACKS

PROBLEM:
Can occur because of car accident or hard impact with road debris and/or hazard.

SOLUTION:
Requires welding and CNC machining at our remanufacturing facility. Cracks on the spoke or damaged to bead seat are not safe to repair. OEM replacement wheel is required.

CORROSION

PROBLEM:
Caused by roadside chemicals, salts, brake dust, tire sealants, or other external elements.

SOLUTION:
Wheels are repaired, primed, painted, and clear-coated utilizing patented paint adhesion technology OEM-approved paint is color-matched to every wheel before repair.

GOUGES

PROBLEM:
Often the result of direct contact with road debris and/or hazards.

SOLUTION:
Requires welding and CNC machining at our remanufacturing facility. Deep gouges to rim or spoke may be deemed unsafe to repair and an OEM replacement wheel may be required.

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