E90Post
 


Extreme Powerhouse
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > USA - Mid-Atlantic > Wheel Repair



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-11-2020, 09:09 AM   #1
NGEE
Fuck it dude, let's go bowling.
NGEE's Avatar
501
Rep
2,236
Posts

Drives: '13 135is E82; '07 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Not Massachusetts

iTrader: (0)

Wheel Repair

Does anyone know what happened to Ye Olde Wheel Shop in Hanover Maryland? Their website is still operational, but the phone number is not in service.

Any recommendations for another wheel repair shop near Baltimore?
__________________
2013 E82 135is DCT; 2007 E90 335i Step; 2002 E46 325i Step; 1998 E36 328is 5sp MT
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2020, 12:07 PM   #2
pseto
Major General
pseto's Avatar
United_States
458
Rep
7,564
Posts

Drives: E92 M3 ZCP, F80 M3 ZCP- beater
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Rockville, MD

iTrader: (4)

Apparently the business was sold and the new owner has scaled back operations to repairs and straighten only, no refinishing.
__________________
Paul Seto - BMW Car Club of America
National Capital Chapter (MD/DC/NoVA), President

Become a BMW CCA member; Click HERE to join and use my member #339225 for a referral
Join our NCC Facebook Page
Appreciate 0
      08-12-2020, 12:38 PM   #3
NGEE
Fuck it dude, let's go bowling.
NGEE's Avatar
501
Rep
2,236
Posts

Drives: '13 135is E82; '07 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Not Massachusetts

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pseto View Post
Apparently the business was sold and the new owner has scaled back operations to repairs and straighten only, no refinishing.
Thanks. I need a repair. Do they have a new contact number that you know of?
__________________
2013 E82 135is DCT; 2007 E90 335i Step; 2002 E46 325i Step; 1998 E36 328is 5sp MT
Appreciate 0
      08-13-2020, 08:38 PM   #4
FCobra94
Brigadier General
FCobra94's Avatar
2616
Rep
4,790
Posts

Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: MD

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pseto View Post
Apparently the business was sold and the new owner has scaled back operations to repairs and straighten only, no refinishing.
You're kidding me!? I was gonna head up there to get a road force balance done next week...they were the only shop in like an hour's radius that actually spent the time to do it right
__________________
'07 E90 335i - Automagic - Non-sport
MHD E50|Alpina Flash|Stg 2 LPFP|VRSF 7"FMIC-DP-CP|TIAL BOV|cp-e DCI
Bilstein B6|Dinan Camber Plates|E93 M3 FSB-LCA-Guide Rods|Manzo Toe Arms|HPS 5.0
Style 393 - 225/50/17 - 10/20 F/R spacers
Appreciate 0
      08-14-2020, 11:55 PM   #5
Kombo83
Registered
2
Rep
1
Posts

Drives: E90 335i XDrive
Join Date: Aug 2020
Location: MD

iTrader: (0)

Ye Olde Wheel shop rarely picks up their phone. Or even call to tell you when your wheels are ready. But they do great work. I recently started using Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists in Essex. Had a curbed wheel that was powder coated got back in a couple days looking perfect.
Appreciate 1
FCobra942616.00

      09-02-2020, 06:17 PM   #6
NGEE
Fuck it dude, let's go bowling.
NGEE's Avatar
501
Rep
2,236
Posts

Drives: '13 135is E82; '07 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Not Massachusetts

iTrader: (0)

I drove out there today - Ye Olde Wheel Shop is gone. It's just a general auto repair shop now.

I'm going to Rim Doctor in Glen Burnie tomorrow.
__________________
2013 E82 135is DCT; 2007 E90 335i Step; 2002 E46 325i Step; 1998 E36 328is 5sp MT
Appreciate 1
FCobra942616.00

      09-04-2020, 04:28 PM   #7
VJE90
VJE90
VJE90's Avatar
Puerto Rico
9
Rep
28
Posts

Drives: 2007 SG E90 328i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: CONUS

iTrader: (0)

Oh man!!!! That was the only place I took my wheels to get tires mounted and road-force balance. Now to find a new place.
Appreciate 1
FCobra942616.00

      12-08-2020, 09:38 AM   #8
N8N
Lieutenant Colonel
N8N's Avatar
United_States
88
Rep
1,714
Posts

Drives: 2009 E92 335i 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Sterling, VA

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to N8N Send a message via MSN to N8N Send a message via Yahoo to N8N
Please follow up on your experiences, I would like to know
Appreciate 0
      12-08-2020, 02:00 PM   #9
NGEE
Fuck it dude, let's go bowling.
NGEE's Avatar
501
Rep
2,236
Posts

Drives: '13 135is E82; '07 335i E90
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Not Massachusetts

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by N8N View Post
Please follow up on your experiences, I would like to know
Ah, thanks for the prod.

This all started with a slow tire leak. Took it up the road to Firestone. They claimed it was a cracked rim. That started me on the search for Ye Olde Wheel Shop.

I ended up taking the wheel to the Rim Doctor in Glen Burnie, and they took a day to repair it. Not the best-looking repair, but it's on the inside lip so no biggie.

Next day, tire is going flat again.

Did a spray test to find the leak, which was almost squarely in the center of the tire. Marked it and took it back to Firestone. Wait for it... they called and said tire could not be repaired and had to be replaced. Turns out they found a puncture that was closer to the sidewall - too close according to them.

Bullshit.

Bought one of those tire plug repair kits and repaired it myself. I know there are tons of videos on youtube telling people not to do this - it's not safe.

Been on there for months now with some spirited driving. No issues.
__________________
2013 E82 135is DCT; 2007 E90 335i Step; 2002 E46 325i Step; 1998 E36 328is 5sp MT
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:43 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST