faq

We provide a mobile alloy wheel repair service to take scuffs, scratches and paint chips away on a SAME DAY repair basis.

Our fully mobile service is available to clients who are located in The City of London, Westminster, Camden, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow, Ealing, Hillingdon, Brent, Harrow, Richmond, Kingston, Sutton, Croydon, Bromley, Merton, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Lewisham, Southwark, Greenwich, Bexley, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney, Barking, Barnet, Haringey, Enfield, Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Havering.

We want our service to be as easy to use as possible and some answers to the most frequent questions asked by clients can be found below :

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Can you match the manufacturer paint colour?

Yes – Our experienced wheel refurbishment technicians have a wide range of paint finishes and will match it to your original finish.

 

 

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What is the best way to look after my alloy wheels?

The simplest way to keep your alloys looking clean is to use a mild detergent and hot water with a clean sponge. There are many specially formulated alloy wheel waxes on the market, which are applied approximately every 5 weeks which will help prevent break dust and dirt sticking to your alloy wheels.

 

 

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Do you provide a courier service for damaged alloy wheels?

No – We solely provide a mobile alloy wheel repair service that provides assistance to car owners in The City of London and The Greater London Boroughs who have damaged alloy wheels, As our service is 100% mobile, their is no need for you to courier your alloy wheels to any third party location.

 

 

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Can you repair corroded alloy wheels on a mobile basis?

No – Corroded wheels are not suitable for mobile service. Corroded alloy wheels need to be chemically stripped, powder coated and painted to manufacturer paint colour specification within a workshop environment.

 

 

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Can you repair cracked alloy wheels on a mobile basis?

No – Cracked alloy wheels are not suitable for mobile service. Cracked alloy wheels need to be welded in order to repair fractures / cracks. Always seek a provider who adheres to Zurich insurance approved standards as well as being VBRA, OFT, C&G certified as welding damaged wheels requires expertise and precision engineering skills.

 

 

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Can you repair bent alloy wheels on a mobile basis?

No – Bent alloy wheels are not suitable for mobile service. Bent alloy wheels need to be heated up and straightened in order to repair buckles and flat spots. Always seek a provider who adheres to Zurich insurance approved standards as well as being VBRA, OFT, C&G certified as heating and straightening buckled wheels requires expertise and precision engineering skills.

 

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How long does the mobile alloy wheel repair process take?

Typically the mobile alloy wheel refurbishment process takes approx 3 – 4 hours for a set of wheels, dependent upon the damage sustained to your alloy wheels.

 

 

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What types of damage can be repaired on my alloy wheels?

Our experienced wheel refurbishment technicians can repair scuff, scratch, kerb and paint chip damage sustained to your alloy wheels. Dependent on the damage / size of the wheel, flaking lacquer from water ingress from prolonged exposure to weather and road elements can also be repaired.

 

 

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How do I book a service repair appointment for mobile alloy wheel repair?

Simply take some images of the your damaged alloy wheels and send them through to us via the enquiry form on our website and we shall provide you with a fixed price quotation to repair your damaged wheels and if you decide to proceed, we will then liase with you and book in a service repair appointment.

 

 

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Can you change the colour of alloy wheels?

Yes – We can change the colour of your alloy wheels to a wide range of requested colour points and can match colours against a specific colour colour requirement as closely as possible, which will enable you to obtain a bespoke finish unique to your vehicle.

 

 

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Will damaged alloy wheels affect the value of my vehicle?

Yes – Damage to your alloy wheels looks unsightly and can typically reduces the resale of a vehicle from between £500 – £1000 on the sale price. Refurbishing your alloy wheels can help ensure you retain the full resale value of your vehicle, whilst allowing you to market your vehicle accordingly.

 

 

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Will mobile alloy wheel repair cost less than a leasing company penalty charge?

Typically the charges from a car hire / vehicle leasing company can be expensive and clients with performance vehicles may find that we can repair a full set of 4 wheels on a leased vehicle for less than the cost of replacing 1 damaged wheel.

 

 

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Can you repair diamond cut alloy wheels on a mobile basis?

No – Diamond cut alloy wheels have been typically machined on an industrial CNC lathe, within a workshop environment to give the rim, its shiny appearance and as a result, this type of finish cannot typically be replicated by hand, as it requires this specific industrial refinishing process.

 

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Do you provide a mobile alloy wheel repair service across The City of London and The Greater London Boroughs?

Yes – Our mobile alloy wheel repair service is avaiable to repair damaged alloy wheels for clients located in practically all postcodes areas within the City of London and and The Greater London Boroughs.

 

 

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How can I maintain the finish after an alloy wheel repair?

Wash the wheel with water, prior to applying a degreaser which will remove brake dust and road grime. A non-abrasive cloth / mitt should be used to apply a wheel shampoo using the 2 bucket method to remove any surface debris. Dry the wheel and use a microfiber cloth to apply and buff finish a wheel wax.

 

 

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What do you require when you get onsite?

All we require is the ability to be sited in close proximity of the vehicle and access to an electrical supply.

 

 

 

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Do you provide a guarantee against your workmanship?

Yes – We provide a 12 month guarantee on our mobile wheel repair.

 

 

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