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I scraped my Sport side rim


sherwing2000

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Will they able to fix this? thnx
 


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Ouch! Sadly this is one of my great fears as I drive... First world problems right?

Depends on how bad you got it... Upload a pic and I'm sure you'll get a bunch of opinions...

Cheers....
 




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Rim doctor her locally has worked some magic.

You should be ok depending on the type of damage.
 




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Any number of places can handle the fix unless it's too,deep. It's moments like this one that I would take that wheel and leave it as a full size spare and then buy a new rim and tire setup to replace the scratched one. Just a thought. I think this truck is the first I have owned that doesn't have a full size spare. Just another cost cutting measure like the cheap leather ford has added to the line up.
 




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I've had my aftermarket and stock wheels repaired both costing about $50 - $100 per repair.
 




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Another reason I like my 17" Winter wheels over my OEM 20's.

Peter
 




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17's? Curious to see how that looks.

I don't think 20" is enough on these trucks.

The two tone of the sport wheel do make repairs a bit more complex.
 




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17's? Curious to see how that looks.

I don't think 20" is enough on these trucks.

The two tone of the sport wheel do make repairs a bit more complex.
Difference in diameter is 0.50 inches but gives a noticeably better ride.

Peter
 




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Do you have any pictures?
 




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I scraped 3 out of 4 of my rims over the first two weeks of ownership. Never scraped a rim in more than 25 years of driving before that. It was an awful feeling scraping them. I got them all fixed. Although it was not cheap. It cots me $175 per rim but they did an awesome job fixing them. The bad thing was they needed the rims for a month as they were super busy. It was OK because I just put my winter rims and tires on. I used Wheel Works, they are local and do an excellent job.
 




sherwing2000

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Any recommended place in NYC to get it done? And also where is the place to purchase a new oem sport rim? Thnx
 




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Any recommended place in NYC to get it done? And also where is the place to purchase a new oem sport rim? Thnx
EBay. Or Levittown ford......
 




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