You may not think it, but it can be pretty easy to damage alloy wheels. Curbs are a pretty common culprit, but even routine cleaning (whether you do it yourself or go through a carwash) or road salt can eat away at them. Over time.
So, what can you do?
We emailed just over 40 repair shops across the United States, asking for a time and cost estimate on this wheel:
Only five shops responded, but they all provided really close estimates:
Lowest quote: $99 Highest quote: $135
The average time varied by quite a bit: the repair could take anywhere from just 40 minutes to two days.
Thankfully there is an alternative that is both consistently cheaper
We’ll guide you on your smartphone, as you work in your driveway.