Smart Car Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: Slightly bent wheel: advice? Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Smart Car Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
03-02-2017 05:20 PM
arturo.vega I agree, I have one wheel bent like that (or worse), no issues at all.
03-02-2017 11:01 AM
Rustedwrench Bent wheels get pushed into shape, not whacked. If there is no vibration I would leave it as is.
03-01-2017 03:59 PM
smark I've had alloy wheels straighten. 100-150 buck or more. Those might be a lot more. They been powder coated black. Mine were polish aluminum. Straighten and polished out. Any auto dealer, can advise you a wheel service. They can even fix the repair, at you home, or work.

We had one damage, just like yours. Went to smart madness, bought a used take off replacement, from them. Same cost.
03-01-2017 12:50 PM
Godfather As long as the bead stays sealed and it's in balance, leave it alone. Aluminum wheels can be fixed, but it ain't cheap.
03-01-2017 10:33 AM
jimvw57 Have a local tire shop take a look at it. If they on't repair them, they will have the name of someone who can.
03-01-2017 09:48 AM
danieledwardfowler
Slightly bent wheel: advice?

I noticed a slight flaw on one of my rear wheels. No wobble at any speed. I've heard stories about repairing a bent wheel by whacking it back into shape. I am not terribly concerned, as long as it isnt a ticking time bomb of death. I got a spare in the back. I am inclined to just leave it as-is. Any advice out there?

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.