Can you fix scratched rims?
Scratches or dents can make your alloy rims look dull. But as long as your alloy rim damage is mild, you can usually repair it yourself. Then, sand, fill, and paint your alloy rims to restore their condition and keep them looking good.
How much does it cost to fix a scratched rim?
While it might seem easier to buy new wheels, that can be costly (think: $200 to $500). Most of the time, damage can be repaired at a wheel repair shop and cost anywhere from $65 to $400. But, depending on the damage, you may be able to repair your wheels or rims yourself for $20 or less.
How do you fix curb rash on rims?
How to Fix a Curbed Rim
- Sand the curbed area of the rim with 220-grit sandpaper until it is smooth. It will be lower than the surface of the rim.
- Place masking tape and paper on the area adjacent to the repair so it doesn’t become covered in over spray.
- Spray a total of three to four thin coats of wheel paint over the repaired area.
Do black rims scratch easy?
Powder coat is much more resistant to damage than paint. You can also get paint that is very damage resistant and then also get paint that will pretty much scratch if you look at it too hard. Nothing will withstand a curb though. The color(or lack there of) black is no more prone to damage than any other color.