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This sux. not even having the car for 2 weeks and already a scratch on one of my rims. It wasn't even my fault. What happened was I was driving on the highway through a construction zone as cautiously as I could and a rock from the debree that was on the road flew up and scratched the side of my rim. Its not that bad but its a pet peave to me and I just really wanna know if there is a way to fix it or at least make it look better?

Far Shot of the rim (barely notice but its the top right of the rim):



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This one is easy....




buy a replacement rim.



I feel for you dude. I won't go into drive-thrus with mine, but I wanted BK breakfast sooooooo badly this morning and it was raining and didn't want to get out of my car. Turning that corner was challenging as to not scrape my wheels.
 

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yea i definitely know what your talking about. Dang BK's lol they have those sharp close drive-thrus. But seriously I dont want to end up buying a replacement rim for what 250 I think it is? For that I'll deal with it the little scratch. But If any one knows another way to like buff it out or make it look a little better please tell me. Thank you
 

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If you buff it, you have to do so lightly as to not take the finish off with it because then it will look worst than it alread does.
 

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Never tried mothers.
 

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rub some vtec on it

you can't repair it yourself, have to take it to a wheel shop, prob cost $100
 

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It does suck, but you have to remember that the chance of you going even 1 whole year without a scratch using the car as a daily driver is damn near impossible. Cars are bad investments and that's why.
 

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If you can't fix it, I would suggest moving it to the rear passenger side. At least that way you don't have to face it every day.
 

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If you can't fix it, I would suggest moving it to the rear passenger side. At least that way you don't have to face it every day.
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stay away from the replacement rim. its runs like $550, if you cant polish/buff it out, senf it out for repair. should run less then 150
 

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im in WPB. oh well. I guess I'll just leave it the way it is.
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Please tell me you were a smart shopper and got that thing at Lou Bachrodt.
 

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seriously are you joking???

these cars are ment to be driven it's gonna happen sooner or later deal with it and move on. there are a lot bigger thing to worry about, just be glad you didn't bend a rim.

you can buy a replacement rim but why? so if another one gets a scratch your going to replace that one too? 250 could by you a lot of hookers and beer, after that you won't even remember the scratched rim. you probably won't remember why it burns when you pee either.
 

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seriously are you joking???

these cars are ment to be driven it's gonna happen sooner or later deal with it and move on. there are a lot bigger thing to worry about, just be glad you didn't bend a rim.

you can buy a replacement rim but why? so if another one gets a scratch your going to replace that one too? 250 could by you a lot of hookers and beer, after that you won't even remember the scratched rim. you probably won't remember why it burns when you pee either.
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lmao yea I did buy it there. Also I got the wheel/tire warranty package for the extra 350 by CNA. its supposed to cover bent rims and nailed tires due to road hazards.
 

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I got my 6s at Bachrodt when I lived in FL. They were so easy to deal with. Since I moved all the way up here to MI, I couldn't get my MS6 from them. It would have been too far. The road hazard warranty I don't find worth it, as you will probably consume the tires within 10K miles, especially on those FL roads.
 

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is there a chunk missing? you can treat it just like a chip in your body paint. sand, fill with buddy, then touch up. i dont know about color matching, but im assuming silver wheel paint is teh win.
 
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