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Old 31st March 2015, 12:35   #91
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Noticed a small bend on my alloys during the last WA/WB.
Slight wobble was noticed during balancing. No air leak was detected.
The chap who did balancing told that he can send it to jc road and get it fixed and quoted 950 for this. Reasonable? Any places thats recommended for this job?
Please dont. Your life is worth much more than the cost of a brand new alloy wheel.
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Please dont. Your life is worth much more than the cost of a brand new alloy wheel.
One of my alloy wheels is slightly bent, was informed after WB. Deepak from Tyrestore told that it's just fine as balancing will take care of it.

I'm concerned. Is he right?
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One of my alloy wheels is slightly bent, was informed after WB. Deepak from Tyrestore told that it's just fine as balancing will take care of it.

I'm concerned. Is he right?
Depends on how bent the wheel is. Sometimes if it is mild, then balancing will take care of it.
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Hello,

Is there any place in Chennai or in the south that repair the deep platform scratches on alloys ?

I know this is done abroad with filler and paint but i haven't come across anyone doing it here.

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Hi All. One of the alloy wheel in my friend's Vento has a slight bend. We inquired with few tyre shops but no lead. Is there any place in Chennai to repair the bend?
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Hi All. One of the alloy wheel in my friend's Vento has a slight bend. We inquired with few tyre shops but no lead. Is there any place in Chennai to repair the bend?
"Slight" is a very variable term. Personally if I had a dent/bend in an alloy wheel, I'd replace it. Or simply live with a steel wheel replacement if there was shortage of Vitamin M.

Our life is literally on those wheels when we drive. Vento is a car capable of fast speeds & maneuvering. Who takes the guarantee that whoever repairs it, will not create any further internal damage that is not visible to naked eye but creates maybe cracks when driving at 100kmph? These decisions must always be taken with worst case scenario also in the weighing scale I'd say. Don't do it...
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