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Nov 19, 2020
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I relied too heavily on the white lines in the backup camera during a parallel park and finally curb rashed my back rim 😩 Can anyone recommend a DIY fix for the 19” sport rims?
 

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webwarmiller

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Hire a wheel repair place. It’s not that expensive and it will look way better than you will do diy.
I couldn't agree more. I used a mobile service that did all the work at my house. The cost was $80 (DFW) to repair the one rim that was damaged. Additional rims would have been less expensive had I damaged more than one. It took the guy about 30-45 min and the repair is perfect in all regards.
 

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TBrownTX

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That sucks, sorry man and can totally relate. I curbed mine yesterday too! Pretty small, but with the dark Unerturbine finish, the bright silver material that the wheel is made out of really stuck out.

I called a repair shop recommended by the local Tesla club, he said they need the Uberturbines overnight and could not fix with mobile service.

Got up this morning and ordered a gray sharpie off Amazon for same day delivery. Seriously it’s really hard to see now, you really have to look for it! Wanna borrow my silver one?

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Watts_Up

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I would recommend checking the wheel alignment regularly to avoid uneven tire wear.

For the front wheel, a good test is to check if the car is going straight a low speed without touching the steering wheel.
 

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