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asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th May, 2020

How can I refurbish my rims?


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In respect to this, how much does it cost to refurbish rims?

You can hire a professional to repair or refinish your wheel, which will cost anywhere from $75 to $150 (depending on your market). 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.

Also Know, how do you clean oxidation off rims? Remove heavy oxidation before polishing bare aluminum. When your wheels are heavily oxidized, you'll need to use an aluminum polish pre-cleaner. Spray on the cleaner and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes. Brush oxidized areas where necessary. Rinse and dry the wheel well before moving on.

Thereof, how much does it cost to fix scratched rims?

A cracked or gouged alloy wheel should be replaced in almost all cases. Repairing damage and then re-plating can cost upwards of $500, and typically no less than $200. For this reason, chrome wheels are usually just replaced if they've been scratched or scuffed.

How do you refurbish aluminum wheels?

How to Refinish Aluminum Wheels

  1. Clean the wheel with Brasso wheel polish.
  2. Sand the entire wheel with 200-grit sandpaper.
  3. Sand the wheels with 500-grit sandpaper.
  4. Scrub and file the wheels with steel wool.
  5. Apply a liberal amount of Brasso and polish the wheels with a scotch-brite pad.
  6. Clean off the wheels with a water hose.

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