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mass-hole 10-12-2012 08:33 AM

Repair Curb Rash
 
Has anyone ever tried to repair curb rash? I have 06-07 spec.b wheels and they would be beautiful but the PO curb rashed the **** out of them. Is there a way to restore them and make it so they can be powdercoated later. Some kind of metallic laced filler or something?

Thanks!

bluesuby 10-12-2012 01:34 PM

If they are that bad, maybe you want a professional. If they're not too bad a little paint might do. Or use them for mounting snows and buy another set (a number are for sale on this forum).

mdzowner 10-12-2012 01:37 PM

there is a sweet you tube video using a two part epoxy resin.

TheDon427 10-16-2012 07:27 PM

It's very easy to do. I've done write ups on it (nasioc) and can be done in an hour. Don't use bondo. Use a metal filler. I prefer a product called Aluminox which is used to repair boats. It can be sanded, drilled and painted. It's a putty that you easily spread over the rash, let drive for 5-10 min then sand smooth. Prime, paint then clear.

SpecBlitzed 11-13-2012 08:04 AM

Is the rash isn't bad you can sand it out. Or find a welding shop to fill in the rashes.

GTTuner 11-13-2012 09:40 AM

I used JB weld on my 17's, it's holding up great. Good luck trying to find the paint code for the wheels. It seems to be a trade secret.

paintpollz 11-13-2012 10:04 AM

I should post a pic of my stock winter wheels. I'll show you rash. NH winters, power sliding fun, and granite curbs. You get the picture......

outahere 11-13-2012 03:00 PM

Fill in the low spots with metal filler, as others have already advised. Or take off the high spots on a lathe, but be careful not to take off too much metal from the lip.

Firepuma 11-16-2012 01:31 PM

Just bring them to rimpro in Tewksbury


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