Every car body shop and smart repair outfit has their own way of refurbishing alloy wheels. In this article our resident expert will outline the techniques he has used and refined over the last 20 years.
Whilst there are many acceptable ways to repair and repaint cosmetic imperfections the following steps are what I believe to be a good set of guidelines to be worked at and amended as the professional repairer sees fit. Most of the products I use are 3M branded materials mostly through a system of trial and error over the years but there are some perfectly acceptable generic products available for this process.
1. Prep the wheel