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Second opinion] Should alloy wheels with buckles &/or cracks

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second opinion] Should alloy wheels with buckles &/or cracks in them be repaired?
Is this common practice?
How safe are the repairs?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Matt replied 3 months ago.


providing the crack and buckles are repaired by a competent repair shop then yes the wheel can be perfectly serviceable

obviously there is a limit to what can be done but if you take the wheel to a alloy repair specialist they will make a judgement if the wheel can be made good again

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thanks Matt