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Aluminum alloy rim wheels look sharp and are available in a multitude of styles and sizes. Although an aluminum alloy rim wheel can be expensive to Replace, in most cases it is very repairable. Factory Original aluminum car wheels and used car part rims as well as alloy Truck SUV wheel rim types are manufactured with an alloy made up from several grades of newly mined or in most cases recycled aluminum. Click here for aluminum alloy wheel repair
Unlike a used auto part rim manufactured from steel which can suffer from Hydrogen Embrittlement (stress cracks, air pocket inclusions) when it is heated, Most often a wheel made of aluminum alloy can be safely repaired.
Badly damaged car and motorcycle wheels can be welded, However and Eddy Test is recommended. (an Eddy Test can detect stress cracks and weak or porous areas in an aluminum alloy wheel to help determine its reparability.
Aluminum is the most recycled non-ferrous metal on our planet due to its molecular structure it can be melted, cast and re-melted indefinitely without loosing any of its structural integrity or flexibility, for this reason aluminum alloy car part wheels and Motorcycle rims can be repaired to a like new condition through the use of measured heat and applied pressure performed by an experienced wheel rim repair specialists.
New Motorcycle rim wheel replacements or new car wheels purchased from a dealer can cost over $600.00 each and take several days to order in!
A quality alloy wheel repair can be performed in a matter of hours the majority of time, This greatly reduces the amount of vehicle down time due to a bent wheel or a torn chrome rim. Scraped up used tire rims are another common ailment to used tire rim wheels.
Corroded bead seats which allow a tire wheel rim to loose air are responsible for a 70% decrease in tire life as an under inflated tire will generates extreme heat at highway speeds and an over-heated tire will suffer deterioration to its inner liner resulting in loss of air or blow out.
A checked outer rim or creased barrel will also cause uneven tire wear.
Cracked wheel flanges, broke outer rims, out of round spoke rim wheels, or a scratched tire rim, and even a wheel rim with a simple bend to the curbed surface will greatly reduce gas mileage and tire life.
Aluminum alloy wheel rims can have a bend in the tire bead seat area, or flaking chrome. In practically all used car rim wheels a leaking bead seat in a aluminum automobile parts wheel and a bent used tire wheel rim can be corrected thru the aluminum alloy tire wheel rim ACU-TRU© repair process.
After a rim wheel has been repaired it needs to receive a coat of an industrial epoxy based primer as well as a coat of protective magnesium finish to prevent the problems from reoccurring. This used aluminum or steel wheel rim repair service will cost an average of $125.00 per wheel rim.
ACU-TRU© Aluminum alloy wheel rim repair is a great option most of the time as an aluminum automobile truck SUV or Motorcycle wheel can be trued to the factory specs for an average of $125. A Bent and warped Motorcycle rim can be restored to original condition just as easily as a Auto, truck, SUV or recreational tire wheel rim with the proper ACU-TRU© fixture.
Auto Car Vehicle Motorcycle Tire wheel Rim restoration for a damaged finish can be a low cost alternative to rim wheel replacement as the normal charge for refinishing is $125 per wheel rim. Industrial clear coat finishes are guaranteed for two years. Chrome rim wheel finish is guaranteed for one year.
Aluminum alloy tire rim wheel polishing is a service worth the wait as our rim wheel recon department can restore or surpass the factory original rim wheel luster to any tire wheel rim whether it is of cast forged or spun aluminum alloy.
Don't let a bend in your wheel ruin your day, ACU-TRU© rim repairs eliminate vibration and bring back the smoothness of ride to a Motorcycle rim wheel or an automobile wheel tire rim.
Having repaired thousands of pothole damaged car alloy rims and curb checked Motorcycle aluminum wheels the ACU-TRU© system has been put to the test, and passed with flying colors. The ACU-TRU© system can detect lateral run-out in a factory or custom aftermarket aluminum alloy car truck SUV or Motorcycle rim wheel to within a thousands of an inch. This exacting standard insures a smooth safe ride.
Be sure to evaluate any company that you hire to repair a wheel.
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