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    Angry Slightly kerbed an Alloy

    So, going to work yesterday, I got it slightly wrong having pulled out of a junction and ended up sliding slowly at about 3-5 mph into the kerb - **** I thought, but shouldn't be a problem....wrong!

    I have kerbed my front alloy for about 4 inches right on the rim, I am so disappointed as I haven't kerbed my alloys on any car - EVER ......and the car is only 4 months old. It is an 1.6 Astra Design hatch. The wheel appears structurally OK.

    So is there a way to fix this, or is it a new wheel time?

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    Oh Poo, post a pic

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    Will try and take one at the weekend......boo hoo

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    So, here are the pictures:




    I can't bear to look, they make me sick to the stomach . Hopefully my links will work....

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    A wheel refurb company will be able to refurbish it for you. Or if you want a cheap fix, give it s quick sanding down and touch up the curb mark. Will still be visible, but not as bad as it is now.

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    That's a nice easy repair.

    It shouldn't cost more then £60 to have it done at your local bodyshop


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    might be worth asking your local vauxhall dealer.
    i've heard they can do a single wheel from £25 plus vat.
    dont know if this is true or not but i read it somewhere
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    Irrc Smart repair do mobile wheel refurbs

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    Thanks guys, its comforting to know its not the end of the world. I guess if that is the only 'ding' I get then it could be worse, it just kind of seems sooooo bad when you first do it y'know?

    I will get some quotes, get it done, and stop moping about

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    i got 4 for sale i will pm you

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