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Hey Guys!

I just got my orange 2013 VT 2 weeks ago and love everything about it.

But of course, my luck rolls into play.

I was letting my girlfriend borrow it for the day and low and behold she hit a curb a little too close and cut up my rims. I'm curious as to what suggestions you guys would have about getting another one of these rims. Pic related Land vehicle Alloy wheel Vehicle Tire Car
 

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I wouldn't get a new one, I'd just pay a guy who can fix it. Those jobs averagely cost around 150-250 dollars. She definitely did that parking...

PS. Is she still alive? :haha:
 

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I wouldn't get a new one, I'd just pay a guy who can fix it. Those jobs averagely cost around 150-250 dollars. She definitely did that parking...

PS. Is she still alive? :haha:
Haha Yea she is. We had our little tiff and now I'm on to figuring out how to make it perfect again.

What kind of place would be able to fix something like this? A body shop? You think 250$ would be cheaper than a new rim?

Can I buy a single rim?

I don't know much, I just like the way it looks :)
 

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I think our OEM rims are 700 a pop... I may be wrong tho... so just google search "curb rash repair "enter city here"" and you'll find some results.
 

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Ouch!! Don't let any chick drive your car again! I was once told that fixing a scratched rim cost about $50-$100, but I never checked out the place.
 

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Ouch. Sadly, I did the same thing to the rear passenger side rim on my VT this past Saturday, but not to that extent. Luckily I purchased the tire protection package that covers this type of damage. In fact I'm taking my car in this morning for it's fix during my lunch break.

Hope you weren't too hard on her. Remember, it's just a car. An exceptionally awesome car, but still just a car.
 

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two things a girl should never have on a car... rims and ground effects... they drive cars with a lackadaisical manner, they do not think of cars or treat them like guys do.
Lmao watch out that dmarie doesnt see this post!

Hey why not use this as an excuse to get some prettier wheels? We all know the chrome inserts are cheesy...as is almost all chrome.
 

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Did the same thing to mine, the oem wheel is 430.00 from my dealer. They have a guy that repairs all there used car wheels for 80.00 so thats what i'm doing. Just ask around and that is an easy fix for ya!
 

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I did the same thing to 2 of my rims by snubbing a curb. (Not like that though, wow!) I found a guy who runs a mobile alloy wheel repair franchise. His trailer has polishing and paint booths and an IR oven. He goes from city to city in Wisconsin, parks in a dealer lot and fixes all of the damaged rims from dealers in the area. The next week, he goes to a different location. Drive up, he takes the tires off, and an hour later your good to go. 4 coats of OEM clearcoat and I cannot find where he did the work. $180 for both. Look up AWR (Alloy Wheel Repair).
Hey Guys!

I just got my orange 2013 VT 2 weeks ago and love everything about it.

But of course, my luck rolls into play.

I was letting my girlfriend borrow it for the day and low and behold she hit a curb a little too close and cut up my rims. I'm curious as to what suggestions you guys would have about getting another one of these rims. Pic related View attachment 898
 

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I purchased the wheel/tire protection package, had my rim fixed last Tuesday. Looks just like new and cost me $0.00.
 
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