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      07-28-2009, 01:14 PM   #1
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Can M6 Reps be Economically Repaired?

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I have a bit of curb rash on one of my M6 reps and I'm wondering if it can be repaired for substantially less money than buying a new wheel. A new wheel will probably be close to $275 - $300 with shipping, mounting, and balancing. Your thoughts? Can anyone recommend a place to get it repaired in the Boston area? I've tried RimPro in Tewksbury and they wanted about $180. While that's less than $300, I'm not sure it's cost effective enough to warrant a repair over a new rim. If I could get it repaired for around $100 then I'd go for it. I'm very particular about my car (aren't we all!)... TIA!!!

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      07-28-2009, 01:43 PM   #2
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It's easy to repair it on painted rims, as for polished rims, it's nearly impossible to make it look as good as new again.
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      07-28-2009, 03:33 PM   #3
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That's what I figured - thanks atwell!
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      07-28-2009, 11:47 PM   #4
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sell me ur rep... i 'm not that picky.
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      07-29-2009, 12:04 AM   #5
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paid $115 or $150 to fix my M6 rep when i had them.
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      07-29-2009, 12:23 AM   #6
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paid $120 for a fix. Usually on the M6 reps they use a hyperblack and you can't even tell it was rashed.
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      07-29-2009, 09:13 AM   #7
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sell me ur rep... i 'm not that picky.
Just sent you a PM...
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Thanks for all the input guys! Maybe I'll have to search around my area a bit more!!!
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too bad u aren't in socal....son tran would hav fixed this thing up and u wouldn't hav had this post. gl!
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son tran was the first guy I thought of! I wish there was a guy around here like him!!!
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