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All You Need to Know About Wheel Repair

Miracle Body and Paint in San Antonio Texas provides some valuable information about wheel repair.

Do I need a wheel repair?

Wheel repair may be necessary for various reasons. There are actually many types of wheel repair:

  • For damage repair & restoration purposes
  • For painting & polishing
  • Straightening
  • For Alloy, Steel & Magnesium wheels
  • For bolt hole repairs
  • For motorcycle wheels
  • For repair & ridge Rebuilding of 22.5″ and 24.5″ truck wheels
  • For certified aluminum welding procedures

Damage on the wheels often happens after it hits a curb. This impact can result to breaking, scratching, dents and also removed paint from the wheel. Aside from hitting a curb, other common causes of wheel damage is going over pothole and speed bumps.

How long will it take?

Repairing wheels usually involves refinishing, straightening and welding. When looking for a shop to have your wheels repaired, make sure to check that they have proper tools, right equipment and full know how. How fast a wheel is repaired by the auto repair shop depends on several factors:

  • 2-3 days is needed if only 1 wheel is needed to refinish
  • 3-5 days is needed if all 4 wheels are needed to refinish
  • 1 day is needed for straightening
  • 3-4 days is needed to repair any crack

Aside from these, turn-around time of a wheel repair is also affected on the time of the year. Majority of wheel damages happen around late fall and before snowfall since this is the time when the road is slippery and tricky to drive through.

How much will it cost me?

Wheel repair price and labour can vary as well depending on the following factors:

  • Number of wheels
  • Type of wheels
  • Type of damage incurred

Miracle Body and Paint in San Antonio Texas will be posting more suggestions so be sure to check back in regularly for more car tricks and tips. If you are in need of any auto repair services, don’t hesitate to call us. Discover why we’re the number 1 auto body and repair center in San Antonio Texas and surrounding counties and why we continue to flourish even after 26 years.